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Honey Bee Project at the Governor’s Mansion

Two hives were placed on the front lawn of the Governor’s Executive Residence at the Washington State Capitol and honey bees installed on April 20, 2016. The project, a collaboration between the Olympia Beekeepers Association and the Washington Department of Enterprise Services will help raise public awareness about the decline of bee populations, our dependence on them to pollinate much…

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Thurston County Conservation District Annual Native Plant Sale

Thinking about expanding your native pollinator forage offerings this season? Look no further than the Thurston County Conservation District Annual Native Plant Sale this Saturday, March 6th from 10-3:00 pm at the district office in Tumwater. There will be displays, special presentations and activities and while you’re there, stop by the OBA table and say “hello”! Weather permitting, we’ll have…

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HB 2478 Critical Update

Beekeepers: The time to act is now to improve bee forage and bee health in the state of Washington! Please contact your Senator on EHB 2478, and your Representatives about the bee research position at WSU, and do it soon! You can visit: http://app.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/ Input your address for links to your Senator and Representatives. Click on each name for their office…

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