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Washington State Beekeeping Association serves hobbyist and professional Beekeepers in Washington State. Our mission is to help local beekeeping organizations, assist the agricultural community, promote beekeeping and bee products and more.

 

Another Attack on Our Clean Water Protections

Educate Your U.S. Representative: Tell Them to Protect Our Nation's Waterways from Pesticides Yet again, a select few members of Congress are attempting to rush through the deceptively named  "Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act" (HR 935), which would in fact eliminate critical Clean Water Act protections for our nation's waterways. This bill would: (1) undermine federal authority to protect U.S. waters under the Clean Water Act,  (2) allow … [Read More...]

Frame of Bees

Honeybee Diseases and Pests

This table describes all of the main honeybee diseases and pests. Some, like the Bee Louse and Small Hive Beetle, are not yet a problem in the Inland Northwest. Clicking on “photos” will open up a new window with excellent photos from Zachary Huang of Michigan State University. … [Read More...]

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Pollinator Week Activities Recap – PSBA

Puget Sound Beekeepers has been busy as a bee! Pollinator Week 2014 was last week and Puget Sound Beekeepers Association is still feeling the buzz - as volunteers were out in full force, sharing the buzz about bees. The lineup of fun started with six different screenings of the film “More Than Honey”  held in and around several Seattle communities, thanks to efforts of www.Meaningfulmovies.org .  The screenings drew audiences as large as 60 … [Read More...]

Are bees intelligent?

By Anne Buchanan The full aritcle is here :http://ecodevoevo.blogspot.ca/2014/06/are-bees-intelligent.html The other day, Ken and I had coffee with a couple of philosophers who spend their time thinking about philosophy of the mind.  What is consciousness?  Do non-human organisms have consciousness?  What is intelligence?  How do we make decisions?  What about ants?  These are hard questions to answer, perhaps even unanswerable, but … [Read More...]

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Pollinator Week Activities Recap – PSBA

Puget Sound Beekeepers has been busy as a bee! Pollinator Week 2014 was last week and Puget Sound Beekeepers Association is still feeling the buzz – as volunteers were out in full force, sharing the buzz about bees. The lineup of fun started with six different screenings of the film “More Than Honey”  held in […]

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WSBA Store

Come buy all sorts of crazy and fun items to help WSBA enhance its mission to support beekeepers. The link to the Find our t-shirts, hats, made in Washington labels and totes at the WSBA Store. Also, we have a small For Sale section.