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.