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 31st AUGUST 2022  AT THE GLENORCHY LINC, 4 TERRY STREET, GLENORCHY,  AT 6.30PM, MEETING ROOM 1

Bring along your honey samples as we have extended the closing time for entries in the Honey Competition to this meeting. The categories and rules are in this month’s Bee News.

This meeting will consist of a technical session on Spring Management and Swarm Control followed by supper and a Business Meeting.

ALL WELCOME

 

 

 

 

 

                         

 

               Technical Sessions for STBA monthly meetings in 2022

 

Date Proposed Technical Session Presenter B/NonB Supper
31st August

 

Spring management/ Swarm control Non business
28th September

 

Queen rearing / Q&A Business
26th October

 

Diseases / Q&A Non business
30th 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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