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January 9 Monthly Meeting

Join the WCBA in the lower level conference room of the Wake County Commons Building for the first 2018 meeting.  Pollinator Garden is tonight’s topic.  Also we will form committees for 2018, including the Swarm List, Mentors, Bug Fest, State … Continue reading

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Beginner Beekeeping School February 17, 2018

*** The location for the February 17 class was changed to Greystone Baptist Church, 7509 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh NC 27615. Please check with to see if any seats remain. *** The WCBA workshop for beginning beekeepers will be held … Continue reading

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December 12 Meeting at Wake County Commons Building

We invite you to join us on December 12 for our Annual Christmas Dinner.  The club supplies the meat, but members bring a dish or dessert to share.  Come to enjoy an evening of socializing with other beekeepers.  Wake County … Continue reading

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November 14 Meeting at Wake County Commons Building

Join us to hear Betsey Spencer speak on Queen Rearing.  She has assisted with running upwards of 3,000 colonies at a time and raised Minnesota Hygienic queens.  Sustainable beekeeping is using locally bred queens.  Also, officers for 2018 will be … Continue reading

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October 10 BBQ at the Raleigh Police Club

The October 10  meeting of the Wake County Beekeepers Association is a BBQ. Master Pig Cooker Ricky Barbour is cooking the pig and you are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share. At the October meeting, we … Continue reading

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September 12 Meeting at the Police Club

The September monthly meeting will be held at the Raleigh Police Club.  Justin Wahrenburg of Cluck and Hive Apiary will share lots of information about the 100th year State Beekeepers Conference.  Bring your questions as there will be a Q … Continue reading

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August 8 Monthly Meeting at the Police Club

Please plan to join us on August 8 at the Raleigh Police Club as Master Craftsman Beekeeper Danny Jaynes presents a program on “Preparing entries for the NC State Fair”.  You will learn fascinating things about all the products of … Continue reading

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July 11 Monthly Meeting

Plan to attend the July 11 meeting of the Wake County Beekeepers Association.  Master Beekeeper and NCSBA Historian Charles Heatherly will present “100th Anniversary of the NC State Beekeepers Association”. We can learn from the past to make the future better. … Continue reading

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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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