Western Australian Apiarists' Society

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Upcoming events

    • 21 Feb 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • DPIRD, South Western Hwy and Verschuer Place, Bunbury

    Monthly Meeting  

    of Capel Chapter

    in Capel

    Wednesday, 21 February 2018

    6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

    Note change of venue for this meeting

    DPIRD, South Western Hwy and Verschuer Place, Bunbury


    DPIRD Biosecurity Officers

     James Sheehan and Andrea Johnson will discuss:

    • National bee surveillance program
    • MY pest guide - reporter App
    • BOLT - Bee Online Training and general bee biosecurity principles
    followed by a Q & A discussion


    Beekeepers of all ages and levels welcome!

    Cost :

    Gold Coin donation (tea/coffee/cookies)

    General Meeting 

    Contact the Chapter Facilitator: Debbie Teale for more information


    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • South Perth Community Hall, Cnr South Tce and Sandgate Street, South Perth

     Monthly Meeting

    of WA Apiarists' Society

    in Perth


    Thursday, 1 March 2018

    6:30 p.m. - around 9:00 p.m.

    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

    _______________________________________________

    6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. 

    Beginners' Corner

    &

    Stan Taylor's 

    Advanced Beekeepers' 

    Round Table Discussion

    Please note that numbers for Stan's discussion are strictly limited to 50 people

    __________________________________

    Refreshments and Networking

    __________________________________

    Main Members' Meeting

    7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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    There is a $3 entry fee

    Members and non-members 

    are welcome to attend all of our meetings


      • 03 Mar 2018
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
      • 15
      Register
      Learn all the

      Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


      Saturday 3rd March
      8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Cost is $109 per head

      Note: you need to be a current member to access this course - you can join online now and then register for the course.

      Topics covered during the course include... 

      • OHS
      • Biosecurity and bee diseases
      • Beekeeping equipment
      • Assembling and maintaining hives
      • Buying bees and bee equipment
      • Selecting bee site
      • Opening and inspection of hives
      • Seasonal management of hives
      • Removing frames and extracting honey

      You’ll also do some hands-on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light your smoker. 

      Bring: 

      Boots, bee suits and gloves for the practical part of the course.* 

      Light lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided 

      After Course, you will  be emailed a link to the course notes and additional useful information, as well as a WAAS Certificate of Completion


      Spaces are limited! 

      Register Here using your Visa or MasterCard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the Course.

      Registrations will be processed strictly 

      in order of payment. 

      * If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day. 

        • 04 Mar 2018
        • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
        • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
        • 25
        Register
        Learn all the

        Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


        Sunday 4th March
        8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
        Cost is $109 per head

        Note: you need to be a current member to access this course - you can join online now and then register for the course.

        Topics covered during the course include... 

        • OHS
        • Biosecurity and bee diseases
        • Beekeeping equipment
        • Assembling and maintaining hives
        • Buying bees and bee equipment
        • Selecting bee site
        • Opening and inspection of hives
        • Seasonal management of hives
        • Removing frames and extracting honey

        You’ll also do some hands-on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light your smoker. 

        Bring: 

        Boots, bee suits and gloves for the practical part of the course.* 

        Light lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided 

        After Course, you will  be emailed a link to the course notes and additional useful information, as well as a WAAS Certificate of Completion


        Spaces are limited! 

        Register Here using your Visa or MasterCard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the Course.

        Registrations will be processed strictly 

        in order of payment. 

        * If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day. 

          • 08 Mar 2018
          • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
          • Community Resource Centre, 21-33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River

          Monthly Meeting

          of SW Capes Chapter 

          in Margaret River


          Thursday, 8 March 2018

          6:00 p.m. to around 8:30 p.m.

          Community Resource Centre

          21-33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River

          Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


          Watering Devices for Apiaries

          John Tehan

          Revisiting Beesting Allergy - 

          Treatment & Epipen

          Peter & Pat Wallace

          Beekeeping in Morocco

          Mark Sangmeister

          *****

          Refreshments served - 

          Please bring your own mug 


          For more information, Contact SW Capes Facilitator:

          Peter Wallace

          Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
          who live in the area or are here on holiday and share your passion for beekeeping
          !


          You're more than welcome whether you live in the South West, have hives in the area or are visiting at the time.

          Non-members are welcome too!



          There will be a $3 entry fee to cover costs for refreshments

          SW Capes Chapter Contacts:

          Peter Pereira: pereirap@netspace.net.au

          Peter Wallace: petescloud@icloud.com

          Linden Hall: lindenh@iinet.net.au


            • 24 Mar 2018
            • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
            • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
            • 31
            Register
            Learn all the

            Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


            Saturday 24th March
            8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
            Cost is $109 per head

            Note: you need to be a current member to access this course - you can join online now and then register for the course.

            Topics covered during the course include... 

            • OHS
            • Biosecurity and bee diseases
            • Beekeeping equipment
            • Assembling and maintaining hives
            • Buying bees and bee equipment
            • Selecting bee site
            • Opening and inspection of hives
            • Seasonal management of hives
            • Removing frames and extracting honey

            You’ll also do some hands-on inspecting of a hive and learn how best to light your smoker. 

            Bring: 

            Boots, bee suits and gloves for the practical part of the course.* 

            Light lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided 

            After Course, you will  be emailed a link to the course notes and additional useful information, as well as a WAAS Certificate of Completion


            Spaces are limited! 

            Register Here using your Visa or MasterCard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the Course.

            Registrations will be processed strictly 

            in order of payment. 

            * If you don't yet have  protective gear, please let us know and we can provide some for you on the day. 

            Past events

            08 Feb 2018 Monthly Meeting of SW Capes Chapter in Margaret River
            01 Feb 2018 Monthly Meeting of WA Apiarists' Society in Perth
            21 Dec 2017 Special Presentation for Members by Mike Lax
            20 Dec 2017 Capel Christmas Party
            09 Dec 2017 SW Capes Christmas Wind-Up
            07 Dec 2017 Perth Christmas Party
            26 Nov 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            23 Nov 2017 Hills Bee Buddy Social Evening
            19 Nov 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            15 Nov 2017 Capel Chapter Of WA Apiarists' Society Monthly Meeting
            12 Nov 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            11 Nov 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            09 Nov 2017 City Inner South East Bee Buddy Social
            09 Nov 2017 Meeting of SW Capes Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            22 Oct 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            21 Oct 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            05 Oct 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            01 Oct 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            30 Sep 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            20 Sep 2017 Capel Chapter Of WA Apiarists' Society Monthly Meeting
            17 Sep 2017 Meeting of SW Capes Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            07 Sep 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            26 Aug 2017 Field Day at Bees Neez
            17 Aug 2017 Meeting of Capes Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            16 Aug 2017 Meeting of Capel Chapter of WAAS
            12 Aug 2017 Construction Workshop
            03 Aug 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            19 Jul 2017 Meeting of Capel Chapter of WAAS
            13 Jul 2017 Meeting of SW Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            06 Jul 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            29 Jun 2017 Hills Social Evening
            21 Jun 2017 Meeting of Capel Chapter of WAAS
            08 Jun 2017 Meeting of SW Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            01 Jun 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            17 May 2017 Meeting of Capel Chapter of WAAS
            04 May 2017 Monthly WAAS Members' Meeting in Perth
            22 Apr 2017 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            07 Apr 2017 Meeting of SW Chapter of WAAS in Margaret River
            17 Feb 2017 Social Lunch in Augusta
            13 Nov 2016 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            12 Nov 2016 201 - Queen-Rearing with Tiffane Bates
            29 Oct 2016 101 - Introduction to Responsible Beekeeping
            24 Sep 2016 201 - Introduction to Queen Replacement
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