Next Meeting?

Debra Langley-Boyer, Choosing the right Hive type

Monday, February 13th, 2023, 6pm to 8pm

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Swantown Inn, The Grand Victorian Ballroom

1431 11th Ave SE, Olympia WA

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Swantown Inn has limited car park space, but plenty of parking around the corner on Central. Only park up the drive if you have mobility issues. Please follow directions of parking attendant.


6:00-6:30 pm – General Business, Officer and Chair reports

6:30-7:30 pm – Guest Speaker, with discussion.

Presentation outline:
• Introduction
• What bees need
• What Beekeepers need and want
• Short look at variety of hives
• Langstroth -AZ – Top Bar
• Warre – Cathedral -Layens
• Others -Apimaye, Flow
• Some Questions during talk
• Pros and Cons of each hive

7:30-8:00 pm – Social Gathering, feel free to bring a dessert, drink or the like. Bonus if it is honey related (Mead or Honey Baked items).