Category: Updates

  • Links to check out while school is out!

    1. OBA member Jeff Ott’s Podcast Beekeeping Today – Click HERE to check out all of the episodes including a Four-Part series on getting started. 2. Learn about honey bee nutrition! Read Fat Bees Skinny Bees -a manual on honey bee nutrition for beekeepers- click HERE! 3. Member Library! It will be a few more months […]

  • November Meeting

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019  7:00-9:00 PM Chinook Middle School Cafeteria 4301 6th Ave NE Lacey, WA 98516 Apprentice Class Meets in the Cafeteria 6:00 – 7:00 pm Sustainability Group Meets in the Library 6:00 – 7:00 pm Journeyman Meeting Monday, November 18, 2019  6:00-8:00 PM Chinook Middle School Library 4301 6th Ave NE Lacey, WA […]

  • Observation Hive (OH) Connections

    The OBA Observation Hives (OH) can hold two Langstroth frames in a secured glass case. Primarily used at club events as a conversation starter and educational tool, it is also available to club members looking to connect others to bee culture.  The summer fairs are a high impact for OBA outreach.  During the fair days […]

  • Capitol Honey Bee Project Update

    In spring of 2016, two honey bee hives were installed on the grounds of the Governor’s mansion in Olympia. Both hives began collecting pollen and nectar from local blossoms, carrying it back to their new “homes.” As the Olympia Beekeepers Association project team continued to check on their progress, one of the hives demonstrated signs […]

  • Do you get the Beeline Newsletter?

    The association publishes a monthly newsletter to provide members and guests with current information about our meetings, beekeeping fundamentals, issues of special interest and other related information. We are swapping over to a new system to send them (MailChimp). Starting with the Membership Chair’s master list. there is no harm in trying to add your email […]