Sharing information & ideas for interested beekeepers in Southern Tasmania.

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.

Next meeting

 

THE NEXT GENERAL MEETING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY 31st MAY AT THE CLAREMONT HALL, 41 MAIN ROAD, CLAREMONT AT 6.30PM

This is a non business meeting. It will consist of a Q&A session, guest speaker Steve Quarrell (entomologist from UTAS), supper, a report from the VRBA by Anita Long and seasonal tasks by Ross Gordon.

ALL WELCOME

Members are reminded that business meetings will be held every second month during 2021 alternating with more practical sessions, Q&A, seasonal jobs to do and guest speakers at intervening meetings.

 

 

 

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