I got the following e-mail from Jeff Lee of Swan Valley Honey in Creston, this morning; "Amanda and I just got back last night from a run to the coast. We are now planning to do a SECOND run to IOTRON, right after the BCHPA Semi-Annual. We will be taking the big truck to Kamloops… Continue reading Iotron Sterilization Run
Following the Iotron presentation at the March meeting, please see the Iotron Order Sheet attached. We have no idea if or when this will happen, because we need to determine what the demand will be on your part as a beekeeper. So if you are interested in doing this, please fill out the order sheet… Continue reading Iotron Sign-up
Due to illness, our meeting location has changed to the "large meeting room" at the Castlegar Library. This is in the basement. It can be accessed via the stairs near the librarian counter, or outside via a sidedoor on the right (stairs with an available chairlift). Date and time remain the same, just a location… Continue reading !!MARCH MEETING (TOMORROW) CHANGE OF VENUE!!
Hello Beeks. This is your reminder of our next meeting this coming Sunday 3 March at Paul’s place, 987 Bridgeview Road, in sunny Ootischenia, starting at 13:00. Our agenda items will be; 1. Report back from the Easy Kootenay March 2 Workshop, including the information on the Iotron sterilization run. Jeff Lee will give an… Continue reading March Meeting
Hello Beeks. This is your reminder of our next meeting this coming Sunday 3 February at Paul’s place, 987 Bridgeview Road, in sunny Ootischenia, starting at 13:00. Topics of discussion will include; 1. Laena will again be taking names of anyone interested in order to expand our mentorship and swarm lists. 2. We had a… Continue reading February Meeting
Lance Cuthill of the East Kootenay Beekeepers asked me to post this notice of their upcoming workshop. I have heard that seats are filling up fast, so register soon if you are interested. ************* BETTER YOUR BEEKEEPING *************** KOOTENAY & BOUNDARY FARM ADVISORS WORKSHOP ***************************************************** INFORMATION: Saturday, March 2, 2019 Eagles Hall –… Continue reading Cranbrook Workshop March 2nd
For those of you who missed this week's paper, attached is a pdf of the application by Drinkwater Environmental Services to develop a pest management plan for the Southern Interior. They are asking for feedback by Friday, February 22, 2019. We will be discussing this issue at the February meeting. Pest Management Plan NoticeDownload
Hello Beeks. This is your reminder of our first 2019 meeting this coming Sunday 6 January at Paul's place, 987 Bridgeview Road, in sunny Ootischenia, starting at 13:00. As I mentioned in the previous post, our club shirts have arrived, looking great. So if you ordered one at the October meeting, we will have it… Continue reading First Meeting of 2019
If you ordered a T-shirt, golf shirt, or hoodie at the October meeting, they arrived this week!! We will have them ready for you at the January meeting on the 6th at Paul's place. If you want your shirt(s) before then you'll have to make pickup arrangements. Send me a private message on the West… Continue reading CLUB SHIRTS ARE IN
Our Semi-annual General Meeting to be held this coming Sunday, 4 November has been moved. It was planned for the Selkirk College Library but the College has increased their room rental fee from $30 to $80. Therefore we will be holding our meeting at the Castlegar Public Library, 1005 - 3rd Street, in the downstairs… Continue reading Semi-AGM Change of Venue !!!