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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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Dec 13 Dinner Meeting at Wake Co Commons Building

Join us on December 13 for our annual Holiday Dinner at 6:30 at the Wake County Commons Building, 4011 Carya Drive, Raleigh.  The club will provide the meat (ham and turkey), so bring a side dish or dessert to share. … Continue reading

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2017 Spring Beginner Beekeeping Workshop February 11, 2017

Registration is now closed.  We have a fantastic response.  Be sure to attend our monthly hands-on workshop beginning in April. The WCBA workshop for beginning beekeepers will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Raleigh Police Club, 3500 Leonard Road, Knightdale, NC … Continue reading

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Nov 8 at the Police Club

November 8 Monthly meeting –  Join us at the Police Club for our monthly meeting.  Will Hicks, NC Department of Agriculture Apiary Inspector will speak and answer questions.  The Police Club is 3500 Leonard Road, Knightdale (although many GPS find … Continue reading

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October 11 BBQ at the Police Club

October 11 Monthly meeting –  Join us at the Police Club for our annual covered dish dinner.  Ricky is cooking BBQ and you are invited to bring a dish to share.  We will begin at 6:30 pm.  Treasurer Dawn Childers requests … Continue reading

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Sep 13 Monthly Meeting – Police Club

Join us as Rebecca Irwin, NCSU Associate Professor, Dept of Applied Ecology speaks on “Medicinal Properties of Nectar and Pollen in both honey bees and bumble bees” T-shirts orders will be taken Hands-on in the Hive for September 18 is … Continue reading

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