The 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.
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.
Featured Speakers – Agenda here (PDF):
- Les Crowder, co-author of Top Bar Beekeeping, talks about For the Love of Bees
- 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.