2018 Schedule

January

21st

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Beekeeping in Summer – Question and Answer panel
– Sally & Emma

February

18th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
How to extract honey
– Emma

23rd

Tylden Primary School, WBFS visit
– Nev & Emma

March

3rd

Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival, Forest St, Woodend 9am-3pm
– David & Matty

13th, 20th

Introduction to beekeeping course with Jim Sansom, Woodend Community Centre, Forest St, Woodend 7.00-9.30pm
– Jim & David

18th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
What to do with your honey, honey tasting & photo competition
– Shelly & Samantha

18th

This Farm needs a Farmer Field Day, Kyneton Show Grounds, 9am – 3pm
– Nev & Emma

April

15th

WBFS Meeting, Location to be announced, 3-4.30pm
Practical session: over-wintering hives
– Jim and David

May

20th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Latest on Varroa threat to Australia
– Ross

June

2nd/3rd

Introduction to natural beekeeping course with Woz 

17th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Pests and diseases
– Emma

July

15th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Native bees
– Sally

August

19th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
What to do with wax
– Samantha & Jim

September

16th
bee flower

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Planting for bees
– Sally

October

5th

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Woodend Farmers Market Sausage Sizzle

14th

Bendigo Beekeeping Field Day

21st

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Bee-handling course
Times and locations have been emailed out to all members who registered

WBFS leaders & Jim Sansom

November

17th WBFS with the Honey Bubble Caravan at the Kyneton ShowIMG_8895

18th 3-4.30pm – WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House

This will be the last meeting for the year and we will be discussing best methods for setting your hive up for the Summer. In addition to this Sally Scopel has arranged one of the founders of the Flow Hive to join our meeting via skype on Sunday 18th November.
There will be loads of information, discounts with the flow hive and other promotions available for those who attend the meeting.
We hope to see you there

flow hive presentation

December

No meeting