North-Central Washington

 Beekeepers Association

Minutes of March 17th meeting

Tuesday, April 09, 2019 12:17 PM | Anonymous

A Best Practices & Education monthly meeting of North Central Washington Beekeepers Assoc. 

Was held on March 17th 2019. 

And was Presided over by Wayne Ranne & Teri McGarr  as secretary 

Board members in attendance were:   Kristen Taylor – Vice Chair  &Peter Hill – Treasurer 


Craig Dunning   gave a talk on how package bees came to be a “Thing” and the pros and cons of packages and Nucs. 


Thiago Moraes  gave a talk and a slide presentation on his set up and his first year of beekeeping. 


We will be doing a Bee  colony census in April,  from Oct 1st   2018  to april 1st.2019 

Covering the following: 

Types of hives, types of bees 

IS mite treatment used? Supplemental feeding yes/no? 

Source of Colony ie, Package, nuc, swarm, split? Queens age, and source 

General geographical location and Elevation. 

Wayne will send out a  BPE To Do list for  Feb/Mar/Apr.  via  The Google group,  


Our Master Gardener Joint Exhibit team is : 

Lee Madden, Walter Kursave,Patti Egglestone,Alice Crawford,  &Amy Cummings 


 As of March 17th2019  CVB online Balances were  Checking: $6,259.90      

and Savings:  $993.16 


Please note**** our April BPE meeting will be held on 28th this month NOT 21st 

Due to 21st being Easter sunday. 

 Bee chat is to be held on April 11th at 6pm at the Countryboys BBQ in Cashmere. 






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

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