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2nd Thursday of the Month 7pm at Sedro Wooley Library

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6:30 pm - Bee Chat
7:00 pm - Meeting
Sedro Woolley Library
110 West State Street
Sedro Woolley, WA

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Field Days
Schedule at bottom-right


Thursday - May 9th
Bee Chat - 6:30
Meeting - 7-8:30
Where: !!! Sedro Woolley Library !!!

Dawn Beck - Making Splits and Les Scott - Swarm Catching & Performing Cut-Outs


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Welcome to the Skagit Valley Beekeepers...

We're glad you're 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, from 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 honey production.

We hold monthly meetings with discussion and information presented about beekeeping. We also provide once a year a more formal classroom education using the curriculum developed by the Washington State Beekeepers Association, which allows beekeepers to study towards Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Beekeeper status. 

What We Offer:
Monthly Meetings (2nd Thursday of each month).
Our Mentorship Program & we host occasional field days.
Use of the club extractors and other tools.
Annual Certified Beginning 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 visitors some of the joy of keeping bees. 

SVBA Membership is only $12.00 a year by check (use the Application form below) or $13.00 using our online payment system. Just click on the button. - We hope to see you at our next meeting!
( Click here for Membership Application form & instructions). 

You can find our Facebook Page here: http://www.facebook.com/skagitvalleybeekeepers.

And we invite you to join our Facebook Group for lively conversations and the latest beekeeping news here: Skagit Valley Beekeepers Facebook Group.

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, just bring your suits and gloves... 

Field Days will be held behind Terramar Brewstillery in Bow. We can always use volunteers to help with field days...

3/24/24 Sunday 10AM-NOON First onsight apiary setup and planning meeting.
4/7/24 Sunday 10AM-NOON Set up empty hives. Store equipment.
4/14/24 Sunday 10AM-NOON Tentative - Install packages. Care and feeding.
 Sunday 10AM-NOON Swarm cell check. Mite counts/treatments. Split demo to be held at MBBA apiary. Honey prep.
6/9/24  Sunday 10AM-NOON Hive check. Honey flow management.
7/7/24  Sunday 10AM-NOON Hive Checks. Mite & Honey Counts.
8/4/24  Sunday 10AM-NOON Fall feeding. Mite checks. Treatments.
8/18/24 Sunday 10AM-NOON Winter planning and Feeding. Winter prep.
TBD Sunday 10AM-NOON Dawn out 8-29 to 9-22-24

Questions or Corrections? Contact our Web Page Administrator: Les Scott