Western Australian Apiarists' Society

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Upcoming events

    • 07 Apr 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Quality Inn, 78 Walcliffe Road, Margaret River

     Lunch Meeting

    in Margaret River

    Friday, 7 April 2017

    1:00 p.m. -3 p.m.

    Western Australian Apiarists’ Society (Inc) 1953

    If you live in the South West, 

    have hives in the area or are visiting at this time,

    Join us for our

    Q & A, Planning Meeting

    and Lunch

    at the 

    Quality Inn
    78 Wallcliffe Road

    Margaret River

    Meet Peter Wallace who will facilitate our brand new Chapter 

    Bring along all your burning questions about beekeeping for the Q & A Session as well as ideas of what topics you'd like to see covered during the course of the year.

    Get to know some of your fellow members of WAAS 
    who live in the area or are here on holiday.

    Come along for a drink or have some lunch
     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.

    **There will be a $3 entry fee and everyone pays for their own drinks and food**

      • 22 Apr 2017
      • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      • DAFWA, 3 Baron-Hay Court, Kensington
      • 33

      Learn all the basics of Responsible Beekeeping



      ‘The Bee Man’ Dowsett,
      with Ian Beeson, Wayne Passmore and Gerard de Souza. 

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

      8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Cost is $89 per head

      Topics covered during the course include...

      •  Managing your hive 
      • OH&S in beekeeping 
      • Understanding the swarming impulse of bees 
      • Diseases and pests affecting bees 
      • Importance of biosecurity
      • How to integrate a Flow Hive

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


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

      Light lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided 

      At the end of the Course, you will receive a thumb drive with the Course Content, as well as a WAAS Certificate of Completion

      Spaces are limited! 

      Pay online with Visa or MasterCard, by EFT/cheque/cash before the Course.

      Registrations will be processed strictly 

      in order of payment. 

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