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June 13 Monthly Meeting

“Extracting Honey” is the topic of our June 13 monthly meeting.  Club President Mike Childers is looking for some members to bring a frame(s) of capped honey to be extracted.  If you can bring some frames, please contact Mike at … Continue reading

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May 21 “Hands on in the Hive”

Make plans to attend Sunday’s “Hands-on in the Bee Yard” at 1:00 pm with Ben Crawley.  We meet at the Historic Oak View Park, Carya Drive, near the demonstration cotton field.  The practical instruction and exam for the Certified Beekeeper … Continue reading

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May 9 Monthly Meeting at Commons Building

Join the Wake County Beekeepers Association on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 for our monthly meeting at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  Leigh Katherine Bonner of Bee Downtown will speak about her efforts to return honeybees to urban … Continue reading

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Essay Contest with May 9 deadline

Can you write about your beekeeping experience?  Are you interested in attending the NCSBA Summer Conference in Winston Salem and reporting back to the club?  If yes, please prepare a one page essay about your passion for beekeeping to enter … Continue reading

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April 11 Monthly Meeting

Join the Wake County Beekeepers Association on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 for our monthly meeting at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  Board Member Ricky Barbour will teach “Making Mead”.  After the presentation, a panel of experienced beekeepers … Continue reading

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March 26 Hands-on in the bee yard

The first hands-on in the bee yard of 2017, scheduled for March 19, has been postponed to March 26 due to the cold weather.  The activity begins at 1 pm.  Bee School participants may complete the instruction and practical test.  However anyone … Continue reading

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March 14 Meeting

Join the Wake County Beekeepers Association on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for our monthly meeting at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  Ben Crawley and a special guest will discuss how to “shake a package” (install it) … Continue reading

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February 14 Meeting Reminder

Wear your name tag from last year to the February meeting.  You will receive a 2017 label for your current name tag.  If you need a replacement name tag, please contact We need your involvement.  We will form these 5 committees: … Continue reading

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February 14 Meeting at Wake County Commons Building

Don’t miss our February 14 meeting, as we will learn how to build frames.  The gathering begins at 7:00 and the meeting starts at 7:30 pm.  Please renew your membership or join at the February or March meetings. 2017wcba-ncsbamembershipform We had an … Continue reading

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Cancelled – Jan 10 Meeting at Wake Co Commons Building

Due to icy roads, our January 10, 2017 for our monthly meeting is cancelled.  We were scheduled to  learn all about frames, including how to build frames.  Committees for 5 areas of interest were to be formed (State Fair, Community Outreach/Teaching, Swarm … Continue reading

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