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2nd Thursday of each month (except for July, Aug. & Dec. - special event months)

 Speaker Topic:
Anything about Bees or Beekeeping

7:00 pm

Burlington Library
820 E Washington Ave
Burlington, WA

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Field Days
Schedule on right

Welcome to the Skagit Valley Beekeepers...

We're glad you're here, and we're eager to share with you - our love of beekeeping. We are always hoping to include new beekeepers as well as experienced folks as our new members. We have members with multiple levels of experience, from beginners to commercial. We are interested in the different styles of beekeeping and in the many phases of beekeeping before and beyond honey production.

We have monthly meetings with interesting speakers, enabling you to ask your beekeeping questions. We also provide for a more formal classroom education using the curriculum developed by the Washington Master Beekeepers Organization, which allows beekeepers to study towards Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Beekeeper status. 

What We Offer:
Monthly meetings (2nd Thursday)
Our Mentorship Program & we host occasional field days
Use of the club extractor and other tools
Annual Certified Apprentice Beekeeping Class

Social opportunities: 
In July we have a potluck family picnic, in March a potluck meeting with silent auction, and during a few days in August - we set up our booth at the Skagit County Fair and share with lots of people some of the joy of keeping bees. 

SVBA Membership is only $12.00 a year - We hope you choose to join.
(Click here for Membership Application form & instructions). 

We can also be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/skagitvalleybeekeepers.

Field Days - Educational Opportunities

ATTENTION - New Beekeepers and wanna-bee Beekeepers... The SVBA will hold field days occasionally during the Spring & Summer months. These field days are free and open to anyone interested about bees and beekeeping. 

Field Day Schedule - We can always use volunteers to host field days...

March 17th 12:00pm and March 24th 12:00pm Field Days with Brad Raspet at 13330 Pulver Road, Mount Vernon
What to Bring: a beesuit and gloves
Topics discussed: Use of the bee smoker and hive inspection techniques. New beekeepers and anyone else welcome!

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