WSBA Board meeting May 11, 2013 Ellensburg

    The next Washington State Beekeeper's Board meeting is May 11, 2013 at 11AM, located at the scrumptiously delicious Rodeo City BBQ 204 N. Main St. … [Read more...]

WSBA State Conference October 3-6, 2013

The 2013 Washington State Beekeepers Association annual conference is October 3 - 6, 2013 at the Best Western Evergreen Inn and Suites located in Federal Way, WA. Stay tuned for more details! … [Read more...]

Splits and Swarm Prevention at

On Tuesday, April 9th, at 7PM, Dr. Timothy Lawrence, Island County Extension Director, will speak on the topic of Splits and Swarm Prevention at Northwest District Beekeepers Association, please join us. Professional beekeeper for more than 20 years, and formerly the Co-Director of WSU's Honey Bee Health Program, Dr. Lawrence has been "working to help the beekeeping industry find solutions to … [Read more...]

Puyallup Spring Fair & American Honey Princess

Come join the 2013 American Honey Princess Emily Campbell at the Puyallup Spring Fair, April 18th to the 21st. Emily will bee at the Pierce County Beekeepers Association Fair booth located in the Pavilion and will present beekeeping topics at the Pavilion Garden stage. Emily's schedule at the Spring Fair: Thursday, April 18, 2013 5PM at the Garden Stage Friday, April 19, 2013 3PM at the … [Read more...]

Puget Sound Beekeepers May 18 Field Day

Puget Sound Beekeeping Association's 2013 Field Day will feature both a morning indoor session and an afternoon outdoor session in PSBA’s apiary; both sessions will feature Randy Oliver ( as well as other speakers and learning opportunities. May 18, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Morning Session: Presentation by Randy Oliver followed by  Q & A. Lunch will be … [Read more...]

Pacific Northwest Treatment-Free Beekeeping Conference

Science meets earth-friendly beekeeping July 26, 27, 28th. The Treatment-Free Beekeeping conference will be held at the Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Speakers include Dr. Tom Seeley, Kirk Webster, Dr. Deborah Delaney. A gathering for beekeepers of all levels. For the full schedule, please visit For more information contact Kat … [Read more...]

WSU Beekeeping Short Course in Pullman, June 14 & 15th

Join us and your fellow beekeepers for our biennial beekeeping short course in Pullman at Washington State University. This course provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and experience a wide array of beekeeping topics. Friday, June 14th we will have a wine and cheese social with honey exchange and presentations by university graduate students and others. For those interested in the honey … [Read more...]

WSU Workshop: The Art of Queen Rearing

The Art of Queen Rearing Workshops offered by Washington State University Honey Bee Program Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & honey bee laboratory graduate students WSU, Pullman – Wed-Thurs, June 12 & 13, 2013 Mt Vernon Agricultural Station – Fri, July 19, 2013 These workshops will provide an understanding of what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and methods of … [Read more...]

Winter Board Meeting – March 9, 2013

The WSBA winter board meeting will be at the Rodeo City Bar-B-Que, 204 N. Main St, Ellensburg WA. Committees will meet 11am - noon. Main meeting is from noon - 4pm. Agenda will be posted as the meeting date gets closer. For Board meeting info contact Paul Lundy, … [Read more...]