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 OF THE STBA WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY 30th NOVEMBER 2022 AT THE GLENORCHY LINC, 4 TERRY STREET, GLENORCHY, AT 6.30PM, MEETING ROOM 1

This is the final meeting for 2022. Everyone is invited to bring along a small plate of food to share for supper.

This meeting will consist of a Q&A and a technical session on Summer Management as well as a Business Meeting.

ALL WELCOME

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                                                                            STBA ANNUAL FIELD DAY 

                    SUNDAY, 13TH NOVEMBER at TEA TREE HALL, 596 TEA TREE ROAD, TEA TREE from 9.30am to 4pm

Activities will include frame making, opening hives, extracting honey, splitting hives, queen gratting, building a cell raiser, a mead demonstration, Varroa detection,

PLEASE WEAR A BEE SUIT IF YOU WISH TO VIEW THESE DEMONSTRATIONS.

Stalls will include Biosecurity Tasmania, Hollander Imports, Heritage Honey, Honey tasting, Tassie Bee Boxes, Mark Leach (author) Sister Hives, Tasmanian Junior Beekeepers

A BBQ (sausages and hamburgers), soft drinks, tea and coffee will be available.

An auction of bee related items and a drawing of the raffle will be held after lunch.

ALL WELCOME

                         

 

            

                            

 

                                                                           

 

 

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