WASBA Newsletters

Current Newsletter: September 2018

Read up on the exciting news happening with the board in the President’s message and some creamed honey updates from the legislative chair.

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Issue DateFeatured Topic
July 2018Results of the Pacific Northwest Honey bee Survival Survey.
May 2018We thank Fran Bach for her dedication to the Club and the newsletter over the past six years. Take a look at the newsletter to read some of the wonderful comments made by others in the WASBA community.
March 2018Dr. Nicholas Naeger and Dr. Jennifer Han updates on research using fungi to improve honeybee health. Instructions on the care and installation of package bees by Dana Stahlman.
January 2018l Meeting highlights, beekeeper insurance, education program, federal rules for antibiotic use in bees and rules for long-haul trucking.
November 2017Annual Meeting November 11th; roll-out of new Beginning Beekeeping class.
September 2017A new bee testing facility, and beekeeper insurance – becoming a reality at last.
July 2017Minutes from the June 5th board meeting, with news of developments on Education, Insurance, and the Beekeepers in Prisons project. There is also an article from the Port Townsend newspaper about the Chimacum High School becoming the first "Bee City USA" high school.
May 2017Preliminary report from the Education Discussion Group and the PNW Pollination Survey report.
March 2017Another WSU bee lab fund-raising event (in Seattle this time), a WSU bee research story, Good Food Award winners, some good regional reports and more!
January 2017Highlights of the annual meeting, Beekeeper of the Year and Regional Highlights.

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