Western Australian Apiarists' Society

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Upcoming events

    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
    • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
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    Learn all the

    Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


    Saturday, 26th October, 2019
    7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Cost is $169 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

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

    Bring: 

    Boots and clean or new bee suits for the practical part of the course.* 

    Light lunch and refreshments will be provided 

    Course material, book and a WAAS Certificate of Completion will be provided


    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 at a fee of $10.00 payable on the day. 

    For any queries, contact us at info@waas.org.au

      • 30 Oct 2019
      • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
      • Ken Jackman Hall 1 South, Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre, Cnr Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana
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      Rockingham, Kwinana & Surrounds

      Bee Buddy Social Evening 

      Wednesday, 30 October 2019
      6:30 p.m. onwards

      If you live in Rockingham, Kwinana or Surrounds

      Join us for a casual social evening at the: 

      Ken Jackman Hall 1 South
      Darius Wells Library & Resource Centre
      Cnr. Chisham Ave & Robbos Way
      Kwinana Town Centre


      Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
      who live in your area

      Look for our WAAS Table Banner on the night.

      Enjoy getting to know others
      who share your passion for beekeeping!

      Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

      **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

      Facilitator: Soren Houlberg  or 0432 265 922

      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

      • 31 Oct 2019
      • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
      • Kalamunda Hotel, 43 Railway Road, Kalamunda 6076
      • 22
      Register

      New Venue!! Hills & Surrounds

      Bee Buddy Social Evening 

      Thursday, 31 October 2019

      6:30 p.m. onwards

      Note: We'll be upstairs in the function room,

      so please look out for a sign near the stairs

      Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

      If you live in the Perth Hills or Surrounds,

      Join us for a
      Casual Social Evening
      at 

      Kalamunda Hotel

      43 Railway Road, Kalamunda 6076

      (Meet Christine and Theo in  the downstairs bar) 

      Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
      who live in the Hills and Surrounds.


      We'll be upstairs in the function room, so please look out for a sign near the stiars



      Come along for a drink or have some dinner
       and enjoy getting to know others
      who share your passion for beekeeping!

      To give an indication of how many we can expect,
      please register for this event.



      Facilitator:

      Christine Bazen

      Any Queries? Contact 

      info@waas.org.au

      Look forward to seeing you there!!!



      **This is a Free Event **

      **Everyone pays for their own drinks and food**






        • 07 Nov 2019
        • 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, 7 November 2019

        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

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        Refreshments and Networking

        __________________________________

        Main Meeting
        Gadget Night!

        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


          • 14 Nov 2019
          • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
          • Agriculture Classroom, Margaret River Senior High School, entrance off Boodjidup Road

           Monthly Meeting

          of WA Apiarists' Society

          Margaret River Region Chapter


          Thursday, 14 November 2019

          6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

          Main  Meeting

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          There is a $5 entry fee

          Refreshments provided

          Please bring your own cup




            • 17 Nov 2019
            • 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
            • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
            • 7
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            Learn all the

            Basics of Responsible Beekeeping


            Sunday, 17th November, 2019
            7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
            Cost is $169 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

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

            Bring: 

            Boots and clean or new bee suits for the practical part of the course.* 

            Light lunch and refreshments will be provided 

            A Beekeeping handbook 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 at a fee of $10.00 payable on the day. 

            If you have any questions, contact us at info@waas.org.au

              • 20 Nov 2019
              • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
              • DOWER, 35 McCombe Road, Davenport WA 6230

              Monthly Meeting  

              of WAAS Great Bunbury Region Chapter


              Wednesday, 20 November 2019

              6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

              Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

               35 McCombe Rd, Davenport


              Speaker tbc

              ***

              Q & A discussion


              R.S.V.P.  Chapter Facilitator Debbie Teale

              0419959181 or bunbury@waas.org.au

              Beekeepers of all ages and levels welcome!

              Cost : Gold Coin donation (tea/coffee/cookies)

              Please bring your own cup



              • 20 Nov 2019
              • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
              • The Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel

              Bullsbrook & Surrounds

              Bee Buddy Social Evening 



              Wednesday, 20th November,  2019

              6:30 p.m. onwards


              I
              f you live in the Bullsbrook or surrounding areas, join us for a casual social evening at the:

              Red Roof Bar & Grill/Chequers Hotel
              2543 Great Northern
               Highway, Bullsbrook

              Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
              who live in the Bullsbrook and surrounding areas. 

              Topic:  Jeanie will present a power point on Cut-outs, Swarm and Hive Collection. Please bring your questions and expertise to share with the group.

              We will have the big function room with space for us to move around the table more.

              Come along for a drink or have some dinner
               and enjoy getting to know others
              who share your passion for beekeeping!

              To give an indication of how many we can expect,
              please register for this event.

              Any Queries? Contact the Facilitator

              William Wallace

              williamwww@aol.com

              0458337592

              Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

              **This is a Free Event **

              Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953


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