Victorian Apiarists AssociatIon - Melbourne Section

Events

Beginners’ Hands-on Beekeeping Courses

27th October and 10th November 2018 (9am to 5pm) Sold Out

18th November and 2nd December 2018 (9am to 5pm)

Conducted by VAA Melbourne Section at the Collingwood Children’s Farm and its apiary, Melbourne.

The course is designed to provide new or prospective beekeepers (including those with Flow Hives) with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to successfully manage a beehive throughout a beekeeping season, and particularly in springtime. Subsequent courses in February and March 2019 will focus on beekeeping during summer, autumn and winter.

The cost of the course is $290 which includes course notes, a memory stick of beekeeping resources, a reference book (“BEE Agskills”, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries), and morning tea.
For further information and tickets, click here. Email enquiries to collingwoodbees@gmail.com



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.

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

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