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