Resources

Survivor Queen Producers

The Association is often asked for sources of queens. Here is a partial list. You can always ask if someone in the association is breeding any too. Sam Comfort  –  Northern NY Kirk Webster – Vermont  Michael Palmer – Vermont  Dan Harvey – Wilderness Apiaries Washington John Jacobson – Old Sol Apiaries Rogue River, Oregon Russian Queen Breeders Association – (All…

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Demonstrations, Resources

Native Pollinators Study Group

Where? Traditions Cafe, 5th and Water St, downtown Olympia When? Monday Oct 24, 7 pm Pollinators play a significant role in successful crop production. Research suggests that native pollinators are responsible for a larger percentage of crop success than had long been supposed. Modern agricultural practices can disrupt native pollinator reproduction. Eli Bloom, a WSU PhD candidate, has been researching…

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Projects, Resources, Updates

Mite Busters! How to avoid colony loss this winter.

To avoid colony loss this winter you MUST act now! Our August Program featured the dynamic honey bee expert and Green River College Professor Danny Najera sharing his latest knowledge and information. Download: The Mite Busters Handout (PDF 10.5MB) More links for Danny’s work; See GRCC honeybees on Facebook here! Make donations to his honeybee program here. Tracking our Native…

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Bee Calendar, Demonstrations, Resources

Workshop with Dr. Dewey Caron

Just Announced by the Pierce County Beekeepers Association This is a special opportunity to learn specific tricks and techniques to get your bee colonies ready for winter. Fall Management Techniques With Dr. Dewey Caron Sponsored by the Pierce County Beekeepers Association September 17, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Allmendinger Center, WSU Puyallup Campus, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA. With lecture,…

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