Still space available in the Apprentice Beekeeping Class

An apprentice level beekeeping class will be offered by The Northwest District Beekeeping Association (NWDBA) from 8AM-12:30PM on February 24th, March 3rd, and March 10th (you need to attend all three days). The class will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave, Snohomish WA. We have switched to this new three … Read moreStill space available in the Apprentice Beekeeping Class

Important Legislative Action from WASBA

A message from WASBA legislative chair Tim Hiatt, 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

Bee Availability List for 2018

Bee Availability List 2018                                        3/12/2018MS   This is a list of bee suppliers that NWDBA is aware of for 2018.  NWDBA puts this list together to help our club members find out about possible sources of bee packages, nucs, and queens.  However, we make no representation that these are particularly good suppliers – it … Read moreBee Availability List for 2018

Trifecta Beekeeping Event – Hood River, Oregon

Dr. Tom Seeley, Dr. Andony Melathopoulos, and Alison McAfee will be speaking at the Trifecta Beekeeping Event in Hood River, OR on May 20th, 2018.  This event is sponsored by Brushy Mountain Bee Farm and BG Bees. Tickets cost $95.88, or $86.95 at the Early Bird rate (Purchased before March 31st).  The organizers have offered … Read moreTrifecta Beekeeping Event – Hood River, Oregon

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!