Board members in attendance: Kristen Taylor, Teri McGarr, Daryn Klinginsmith
Steve Foley attended and we had a good discussion on swarms, and everything swarming , It was nice to see Steve as hes an excellent speaker and teacher.
We badly need to update our swarm list, if you are interested in being on the swarm team ,please contact Kristen.
Andy Kahn, Craig Genereux and Darren (whos buddy is Peter Hill and wasn't present ) talked about the Bee Buddies, and why it is a good idea to have a buddy to help out when needed.
they encourage anyone to buddy up,
Daryn & Peter help each other out when needed, Craig and Andy work more as a team. it was an interesting chat.
For the Business meeting the following were discussed.
Erin O'Rourke from WSU bee lab will be here in july for our meeting and to test hives for the lab. she will be testing different areas of the Valley.
Beginner Beekeepers Class 3, 4, !0th Aug, Please contact Al for details.
N.W.District Beekeepers conference will be held Sept 21st, from 9-5 Kristen went last year and says it was very good, contact brownpapertickets.com
The Annual BBQ is planned for Aug !0th at Rocky Reach, Upper Stand , Please bring a pot luck item, there is a lovely play area right there so bring the kids! we'll be having beef and chicken, we supply everything you just bring yourself , your drinks and an item to share if you wish.
Caden Eagles Apiary visit went well, we had a good turnout and I think we all benefitted from it. we are looking for volunteers for the next ones.
Lee shared one of the observation hives he is currently building, they will be on permenant loan to the club, anyone who needs them can use them, they take 5 frames below and one above, you supply the bees!
Next Bee Chat July 11th Mai Lee Thai . East Wenatchee. 6pm.