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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This month’s presenter is Hillary Burgess from the University of Washington. Hillary did her master’s thesis on landscaping for pollinators, and here’s a link for a bit more information about her work: hkb10uw-edu/ We’re excited to welcome her to the OBA for our June 2016 program.

Articles, Press Releases, Projects, Updates

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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Bee a Pollinator!

Check out the Bee a Pollinator page to find out how you can help bees and join the campaign!

Classifieds, Updates

2016 Bee Package and Queen Orders

Greetings, I hope everyone is enjoying this sunshine and busy preparing hives for our upcoming delivery of package bees. The bees arrive late in the night of the 19th or early in the morning of the 20th. Package bee pick up begins on the morning of April 20th from 8:00am — 1:00pm. If you ordered bees Mechele will be in…

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