October 9 Monthly Meeting

Join WCBA to hear NCSU PhD student Steven Reyna speak on small hive beetle biology, RNAi in agriculture and apiculture, and how he is using RNAi to control the small hive beetle. The meeting will be held in Apex at The Oaks at Salem, 6304 Old Jenks Road, Apex NC 27523. The gathering begins at

Canceled Sep 11 BBQ at The Oaks in Apex

Due to the need to make Hurricane preparations at the planned venue, we have canceled the WCBA annual BBQ dinner that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 11. There are no plans to reschedule the BBQ. Bug Fest, sponsored by the NC Museum of Natural History, is canceled on September 15, but rescheduled for October 20.

August 14 Monthly Meeting and August 19

Join WCBA on Tuesday, August 14 in Apex for our monthly meeting at The Oaks at Salem, 6304 Old Jenks Road, Apex NC 27523. This venue is owned by club member April Maness http://theoaksatsalem.com Parking will be in the grass near the tree line, so follow instructions. The gathering begins at 7:00 and the meeting

July 10 Monthly Meeting and July 15

Join us on Tuesday night at the Wake County Commons Building, upper level conference room to fellowship with other beekeepers and enjoy an evening with Beekeeper Jason Cirioli. Jason has a long background in Pollinator landscape design, structural extraction, raising bees, beekeeping instruction and consultation. He will cover Summer/Fall Preparations and also have a Q&A

June 12 Monthly Meeting and June 24 “Hands on in the Hive”

Join us at the Wake County Commons Building, upper level conference room, for our monthly meeting, which includes a Honey Extraction demonstration. The gathering begins at 7:00 pm and the meeting starts at 7:30 pm. The next “Hands on in the Hive” is Sunday, June 24 (the week after Father’s Day) at the Historic Oak

May 27 Hands on in the Hive

The gathering scheduled for May 20 is postponed to May 27. Join us on May 27 for “Hands on in the Hive” with Ben Crawley at 1:00 pm .  Learn the practical side of beekeeping at the beehives located near the demonstration cotton field beginning 1:00 pm at the Historic Oak View Park.  All are

May 8 meeting in Apex

May 8 Meeting Join WCBA on Tuesday, May 8 in Apex for a meeting with more than 10 guest speakers for our “Break-Out” style meeting.  Program Director Justin Wahrenburg has arranged an interactive Q&A session from a wide array of Beekeepers from all backgrounds and schools of thought.  The meeting will be held at the

April 15 Hands on in the Hive

As part of our educational outreach, Vice President Ben Crawley will lead our monthly “Hands on in the Hive” each 3rd Sunday beginning 1:00 pm at the Historic Oak View Park.  Anyone who needs practical instruction and/or needs to take the practical portion of the Certified Beekeeper test is encouraged to attend. The first session

April 10 meeting at Greystone Baptist Church

Join us on April 10 as speaker Dana Stahlman teaches us anyone can raise a queen.  How and why!  The meeting location is Greystone Baptist Church, 7509 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh NC 27615, in the fellowship hall.  (This is the same location where we held the beginner beekeeping school in February).  The gathering begins at

March 18 Hands on in the Hive

This event is postponed until April 15 because the weather forecast for March 18 is too cold to open the hive for the inspection. Join us on each month on the 3rd Sunday at 1:00 pm at the club’s hives in Historic Oak View park as we learn to inspect the hives.  The instruction and the