Victorian Apiarists AssociatIon - Melbourne Section

Events

November Meeting

Thursday 29th November 2018 from 7:30pm

"Church of Christ Hall" corner Cherry Rd, Whitehorse Rd Balwyn 3103, Melway 46-D8,
Tram route 109 enter from Cherry Rd. No entrance fee.

Item 1. from 6:30 Summer BBQ Dinner in Main Hall 

Item 2. 8:00 (approx) Selected Beekeeping Movies

No December Meeting

January Meeting

Thursday 27th September 2019 from 7:30pm

"Church of Christ Hall" corner Cherry Rd, Whitehorse Rd Balwyn 3103, Melway 46-D8,
Tram route 109 enter from Cherry Rd. Entrance fee: $3 for VAA members, $8 for non-members.

Commencing at 7:30 this month's program will consist of a "Show and Tell" format in which various beekeepers demonstrate a variety of interesting beekeeping equipment and procedures.

Summer Hands-on Beekeeping Course

Sunday 17th February 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

This beekeeping course is suitable for those who have previously attended a beginners’ beekeeping course and/or those who already manage their own hives, with either regular Langstroth or Flow frames.

The course will include topics such as managing hives over summer, bee friendly plants, honey composition, exotic bee pests and diseases, and honey and honeycomb harvesting.

The course will cost $150 or $140 if you also attend the Autumn course.

For contact details, further information, enrolment and payment go to vaamelbourne2019summercourse.eventbrite.com.au or click here.

Enrolments close one week before the course date.

February Meeting

Thursday 28th February 2019 from 7:30pm

"Church of Christ Hall" corner Cherry Rd, Whitehorse Rd Balwyn 3103, Melway 46-D8,
Tram route 109 enter from Cherry Rd. No entrance fee.

Item 1. 7:30 "Beginners' Corner" where Eric Smith will lead discussion about beekeeping.

Item 2. 8:20 General Meeting.  Main presenter: Kia Matley, "Pollen Analysis of Australian Honey" at 8:25

Autumn Hands-on Beekeeping Course

Sunday 17th March 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

This beekeeping course is suitable for those who have previously attended a beginners’ beekeeping course and/or those who already manage their own hives, with either regular Langstroth or Flow frames.

The course will include topics such as managing hives over autumn, bee genetics, raising queens, harvesting wax, re-queening and preparing hives for winter.

The course will cost $150 or $140 if you also attend the Summer course.

For contact details, further information, enrolment and payment go vaamelbourne2019autumncourse.eventbrite.com.au or click here.

Enrolments close one week before the course date.

March Meeting

Thursday 28th March 2019 from 7:30pm

"Church of Christ Hall" corner Cherry Rd, Whitehorse Rd Balwyn 3103, Melway 46-D8,
Tram route 109 enter from Cherry Rd. No entrance fee.

Item 1. 7:30 "Beginners' Corner" where Eric Smith will lead discussion about beekeeping.

Item 2. 8:20 General Meeting.

  • Voting to select winners of the 2019 Digital Photo Competition
  • Presenter: Kate Bamford, "Wheen Bee Foundation" at 9:50 

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