It's splitting time for successfully overwintered hives!!! Our VP, Dawn Beck provides this timely video Check It Out --- Dawn's Splitting Video
to the Skagit Valley Beekeepers...
here. We are eager to share with you - our love and knowledge of
beekeeping. We welcome new beekeepers as well as experienced folks as
in the Skagit Valley Beekeepers Association. We have many members with
multiple levels of experience,
beginning backyard beekeepers to the big commercial operations. We are
interested in the different styles of
beekeeping and in the many phases of beekeeping before and beyond
We hold monthly meetings with discussion and information presented
about beekeeping. We also provide once a year a more formal classroom
the curriculum developed by the Washington
Beekeepers Association, which allows beekeepers to study
Journeyman, and Master Beekeeper status.
Offer: Monthly Meetings (2nd Thursday of
month). Our Mentorship
& we host occasional field days.
Use of the club extractors and other tools.
Annual Certified Beginning Beekeeping
opportunities: In July we have a potluck family
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 visitors some of the joy of keeping bees.
BEGINNING BEEKEEPER COURSE!!!
SVBA's annual course will be every Monday evening for 4 weeks (March 6,13,20,and 27) at the Burlington Library, 6-8:30 PM. The course is WASBA certified and will count toward your Master Beekeeper Certificate in your beekeeping future. Fee is $50 and includes 2023 SVBA Membership. Reserve your spot with Rob Johnson at email@example.com
- 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, just bring
suits and gloves...
Schedule - We
can always use volunteers to host field days...
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