Hands-on Mentoring and Events

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We have created a new section on our website to keep track of upcoming events where BeeManiacs staff will participate, as well as to list some relevant past events. You can find this new section by clicking on “Education” in the main menu … Continue reading

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Package day 2016

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This season we run out of live bees very early, so we enlisted the help of Will Olson, a local beekeeper, to bring more honey bee packages to our area. Will’s package day at BeeManiacs was on April 9th, on … Continue reading

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Promoting Beekeeping

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The BeeManiacs staff has been busy promoting beekeeping in the Inland Northwest. We were part of the Backyard Beekeepers Association Field Trip on Saturday, September 12, where we were able to show some standard hives but also the activity in … Continue reading

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BeeManiacs Against Bullying

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Beekeeping is a profession that attracts people with a wide variety of backgrounds. Some become beekeepers after they retire, some do it on the side of a main occupation (sideliners) and others do it in their backyard as a hobby. … Continue reading

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Nurse Bees on Duty

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Nurse bees are usually about a week old (age after they emerge from their cells). Their job during this stage of their life is to feed larvae. For the first three days of a bee’s larvae stage, it is fed … Continue reading

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