Southern Tasmanian Beekeepers Association Inc.

The Southern Tasmanian Beekeepers Association Incorporated is a forum for back-yard and commercial beekeepers alike in Southern Tasmania. Membership conveys great benefits through sharing ideas and information. We also conduct a range of activities for the benefit of southern beekeepers.  You can also find us on Facebook here Southern Tasmanian Beekeepers

The Southern Tasmanian Beekeepers Association’s covid-19 safety plan is located here V5-WorkSafe_COVID-19-Safety-Plan

Next meeting

 

THE NEXT  MEETING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY 30th MAY 2022  AT THE CLAREMONT HALL, 41 MAIN ROAD, CLAREMONT AT 6.30PM

This is a non-business meeting. It will consist of a Q&A,  technical session on Wax and Honey Preparation and supper.

ALL WELCOME

                         

 

               Technical Sessions for STBA monthly meetings in 2022

 

Date Proposed Technical Session Presenter B/NonB Supper
30th May

 

Preparing honey and wax / Q&A Panel Non business
27th June

 

Marketing Business
25th July Nil  (AGM)
29th August

 

Spring management/ Swarm control Non business
26th September

 

Queen rearing / Q&A Business
31st October

 

Diseases / Q&A Non business
28th November

 

Summer management / Q&A Business All bring a plate –

honey based

December            No meeting

 

This calendar will be published in Bee News and the website.

 

                            

 

                                                                           

 

 

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