North-Central Washington

 Beekeepers Association

Meeting Minutes, August 20, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017 3:28 PM | Jeff Hampton (Administrator)


September 7-10 Chelan County Fair

September 17 Business/Education meeting

October 5 Bee Chat

October 15 Business/Education meeting

Educational Panel

Discussion included topic of honey extraction, bottling, storage and sale. Also labeling, and where to have this done. Hive weight and yellowjacket control were also covered.

Old Business

Chelan County Fair: All slots are covered. There will be two presentations on Sunday: Keeping Bees, and Extracting. We will be in the old building, Wilkins. The theme this year is “Fun for the Whole Herd.” Our bulletin board will be “Fun for the Whole Hive.”

Bulk Equipment order will be handled again by Wayne Ranne. Forms will be out soon and you will have a month to plan your order. Deadline will be 10-1- 17.

New Business

Jana Howard gave a short talk on having a representative from the beekeepers club talk to the Rock Island City Council to educate them on bees. They destroyed a hive on church grounds instead of having it moved. Their next meeting is August 28 at 6 p.m. Kriss will contact Daryn and Peter to see if they are willing to talk to the council. They will take the Wenatchee Bee Ordinance.

There are people in the valley who have offered to keep bees for us on their property and small orchards. Kriss forwards names and numbers to club members.

Many thanks to Kristin Taylor for taking notes in my absence.

Additions and corrections cheerfully accepted.

Alice Crawford

NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Is a registered Washington State Non-Proift. UBI 603594512

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