to the Skagit Valley Beekeepers...
We're glad you're
here, and we're eager to share with you - our love of beekeeping. We
always hoping to include new beekeepers as well as experienced folks as
new members. We have members with multiple levels of experience, from
beginners to commercial. We are interested in the many styles of
beekeeping and in the many phases of beekeeping before and beyond
With us, you are able to attend meetings with
various interesting speakers and ask questions. We also provide for
more formal classroom education followed by hands on instruction. We
the curriculum developed by the Washington State Beekeepers
Association, our parent organization, which allows beekeepers to study
Journeyman, and Master Beekeeper status.
Monthly meetings (2nd Thursday)
& Field Days
Use of the club extractor and other tools
Annual Certified Apprentice Beekeeping
In July we have a potluck family picnic,
a potluck meeting with silent auction, and during a few days
in August - we set up our booth at the Skagit County Fair and share
with lots of people some of the joy of keeping bees.
is only $12.00 a year - We hope you choose to join us...
(Click here for Membership Application form
& instructions). We
be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/skagitvalleybeekeepers.
Days - Educational Opportunities
- Beekeepers and wanna-be
beekeepers... The SVBA will hold field days occasionally
during the Spring & Summer months. These field days are free
and open to anyone interested about bees and beekeeping.
Schedule - May 2014:
May 17th, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Pulver Road, Mount Vernon, WA
(west of Costco) field behind the tan house - 4 of Brad's hives
* Don't forget your gloves