Calendar of Events

October 5, 2013

WSBA Annual Conference 2013

WSBA Area Map of Washington StateThe 2013 Washington State Beekeepers Association annual conference is October 3 – 5, 2013 at the Best Western Evergreen Inn and Suites located in Federal Way, WA. 2013 Washington State Beekeepers Conference Registration Form (PDF)

On-line registration below

When registering on-line, make sure you also add the Friday banquet (not automatically included in registration) and if you are registering more than two on a Family registration to add lunches and the banquet too. As a convenience, you can pay your WSBA annual dues with your conference registration. $20 individual, $25 family at same address, $50 Commercial. Learn about …

  • Sustainable beekeeping practices.
  • West Coast beekeeping methods.
  • The latest research in honeybee health.
  • Methods to raise your own queens.

Meet other beekeepers and learn about their methods, success and stories. Browse and shop from vendors offering a variety of beekeeping supplies and other items. WSBA Conference Agenda 2013

  • Eric Olson- Beating CCD/ Bee Health/Bee Storage
  • Howland Blackiston, author of Beekeeping for Dummies, presents JEAPORBEE
  • Michael Bush, author of The Practical Beekeeper, gives Four Simple Steps to Healthier Bees
  • Queen Rearing Methods – presentations by Paul Hosticka, WSBA Treasurer, and Morris Ostrofsky, Retired Biology Instructor.

Meet: The 2013 Pierce County Honey Queen, Sarah Jackson, and learn how to get a Honey Queen program started in your area.

Start: October 3, 2013
End: October 5, 2013
Venue: Best Western Evergreen Inn
Address:
32124 25th Ave S, Federal Way, WA, United States
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