Category: Updates

  • OBA Email Management

    The Association is currently upgrading its email software/service. This will allow us to better serve and distribute the Beeline and other notices to members. You may get an automated message to “Subscribe” or for a “Subscription” to this service (powered by MailChimp). Please accept this request. (an example is pictured)

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Bee a Pollinator!

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