2019 NWDBA Beekeepers Conference Announcement.

The Northwest District Beekeepers Association is proud to offer Western Washington beekeepers an educational and exciting conference on Sept. 21, 2019. Tickets for NWDBA members are $20.00 and $30.00 for non-members. The conference will take place at the Snohomish PUD Auditorium. There is limited seating at the venue (~300 guests) and we expect to sell … Read more2019 NWDBA Beekeepers Conference Announcement.

Winter Sugar Block Recipe

Winter is fast approaching here in Western WA and with so much moisture in the air, it is time to stop feeding your bees liquid sugar syrup and move to sugar blocks. With this winter sugar block recipe, your honeybees will not only have the necessary carbohydrates needed to survive the winter, but they will … Read moreWinter Sugar Block Recipe

Important Legislative Action from WASBA

A message from WASBA legislative chair Tim Hiatt, legislativechair@wasba.org View this email in your browser Beekeeper Liability Protection: Call to Action Our beekeeper liability protection bill, HB 2640, has been assigned to the House Judiciary committee for a public hearing. It hasn’t yet been scheduled, and time is running out! Please call and email: Chair … Read moreImportant Legislative Action from WASBA

April meeting talk – Fungi to help the Bees!

We are honored to be having two PhD speakers this month coming all the way from WSU!   Dr. Jennifer Han, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Plant Pathology, will be presenting her talk titled “Can Metarhizium save the honey bee?” in which she will be presenting her current research on developing hyper-virulent strains of … Read moreApril meeting talk – Fungi to help the Bees!