Good instructions on hiving a package

One of our club members put together these detailed instructions on hiving a package.  Thank you Milan!   HIVING THE BEES Consolidated step-by-step instructions to use when picking up and “hiving” your honeybees Before you pick them up Have the hive setup in its final location. Hive orientation: Hive opening facing southeast (SE) . Hive … Read moreGood instructions on hiving a package

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