2015 Spring Beginner Beekeeping Workshop March 28-29, 2015

The WCBA is pleased to announce its spring workshop for beginning beekeepers.  The workshop will be held March 28 – 29, 2015 at the Raleigh Police Club.  Saturday will feature classroom instruction from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., followed by administration of the written portion of the Certified level test of the NCSBA Master Beekeeper

August program: Nancy Ruppert on Saving Your Bees

Beekeepers in most of the U.S. (including NC) have faced unsustainable losses during most of the past ten years.  Nancy’s program covers the most common reasons for hive decline / loss, and the fact that most hive losses are preventable IF THE BEEKEEPER RECOGNIZES AND MANAGES PROBLEMS AT AN EARLY STAGE.  Signs to look for

Spring Workshop for Beginner Beekeepers – March 29-30, 2014

Registration for the March 2014 beekeeping class has closed, and the class is full.   If there is sufficient interest, the WCBA may offer a second class later in the year.  Please contact club secretary Kate Hanser (secretary@wakecountybeekeepers.org) if you would like to receive information about a future class.  Thank you to all who have expressed

State Fair Volunteers Needed

The State fair is quickly approaching: October 14-24. We need volunteers to set up the Wake County display booth, work at the NCSBA honey sales stand, and work at the educational display areas. Volunteer shifts vary from a few hours to all day. Any amount of help is welcomed and needed.

NC Zoo Exhibit Volunteers Needed

The wonderful new honeybee garden exhibit at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is proving to be very popular with the zoo-going public. This one-of-a-kind exhibit offers a great introduction to honeybees, beekeeping and to the role of beneficial insects in general. However, public interest and understanding is greatly enhanced by having beekeepers of any

Beginning Beekeeping Course, August 21

The Wake County Beekeepers will be conducting a beekeeping short course, on August 21, 2010 from 8am to 5:30pm. Cost will be $25 to include, book, handout and hotdog lunch. Class will be limited to the first 50 registrations and will be held at the Raleigh Police Club, 3500 Leonard Rd. Knightdale, NC. For more

Members, we still need Bug Fest volunteers!!!

Bug Fest is on September 11th 8:00 am – 4: 00 pm. We need volunteers for 2 time shifts options and 2 volunteer stations. Time shifts available are 8:00 am -12:00 pm and 12:00 pm-4:00 pm (Your Choice).  The volunteer stations are food and educational (Your Choice).  To volunteer contact Tim Huffman at: 919-269-6790 or timjoehuffman@aol.com.