North-Central Washington

 Beekeepers Association

Feb 17 Monthly B.P.E. meeting

Thursday, March 07, 2019 11:36 AM | Lee & Teri McGarr (Administrator)

DATES:  Bee Chat, Thursday 14 March at Sweetwood BBQ.  Wenatchee. 6pm.  

Next BPE Sunday March 17th 2019. Douglas Co. Firehall. 

Bee Order Deadline March 27th.!! 

 

31 people in attendance   and 2/3rds were new members. !! This is great!! 

Wayne introduced his daughter Bridgette Ranne,  As guest speaker, she is a botanist with the forest service,  she gave us a very informative talk on  native forage , and what blooms when & where.  

After a short break we discussed our mission as beekeepers in the NCWBA as we had so many new people attending.   

Wayne discussed our Education program, and Peter & Daryns Pybus Event.  

We have had word that the Journeymans course has been approved and Steve Foley will be doing a beginners Plus course for anyone  interested in that,  

Wayne will send out an email when the plan is set, (probably the End of March) 

We are going to do the first NCW colony census,  later on to assess  where and how many colonies survived the winter. 

 Al had a Question and Answer session for new keepers.  

Wayne handed out previous years Beginners Certificates  That we were given the weekend of the Pacific NW Bee Conference.  

I apologize for  The  monthly minutes being late,  

 

Teri A McGarr 

Secretary.  


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

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