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Welcome to NORTH SHORE BEEKEEPERS

Serving beekeepers on Sydney's North Shore since 1954

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LEARN TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR BEES

NSBKA offers different level of courses to take good care of your bees.

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SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE CLUB

NSBKA hosts multiple community events, bee field days and useful workshops.

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WELCOME TO THE NSBKA

We are the North Shore Beekeepers Association, a club located in the northern suburbs of Sydney and established in 1954 to provide backyard and recreational beekeepers with access to bee & hive product related information, education and mentoring. We are the largest independent amateur club and offer a wide range of bee related activities:

The North Shore Beekeepers are no longer available to collect swarms due to the Varroa Emergency Order in place. Please click on the button below for more details on what to do if you have a swarm of bees.

We have a contact list to help you remove and retrieve a swarm of bees.

 

  • Club activities and beehive open days for the public every second Sunday of the month except for December
  • Wednesday night meetings every 2nd month with guest presenters
  • Regular beginner, intermediate and swarm management courses available
  • A wide range of hive types including Langstroth and Flow ®Hive
  • Access to bee and honey extraction equipment free of charge to members
  • Need to get some bees, as a member you will have access to our Swarm List
  • Bee related library in the country and available for loan outs to members
  • Access to senior experienced members for mentoring and support
  • A simple low-cost membership fee
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Lunch at Terrey Hills Tavern – Sun 14th July 2024

Sunday 14th July 2024, 11:30AM – 2:00PM
Lunch at Terrey Hills Tavern
No hive Openings due to Winter and the wet
Come join us for a lunch and chat about bees at the Terrey Hills Tavern starting at 11:30am

Club Open Field Day – Sun 11th August 2024

Sunday 11th August 2024, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Hive Openings
Spring Mgmt Demo
Q&A Session on hive health
Club Shed will be open for sales

Field Trip to Mt Druitt for Wax Foundation Demonstration – Wed 14th August 2024

Wednesday, 14th August 2024, 06:30PM – 09:30PM
Demo on making beeswax foundation on location at the Mt Druitt factory
Light refreshments will be available

Varroa & Spring Management Course August 2024

Saturday, 17th August 2024
This course is for experienced beekeepers to learn of swarm & spring management of their hive and manage for varroa.
Numbers will be strictly limited so get your tickets ASAP to secure a spot.
Starts at 9am and finishes 4pm
Lunch is included

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About NSBKA THE BEEKEEPERS

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Our aim is to provide fun and educational activities for people interested in beekeeping and related subjects.

The Association has many features that help to provide a full bee keeping environment.

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1954

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MEMBERS LOCATIONS

NSBKA has members in most suburbs of the northern part of Sydney and more. Our membership is NOT restricted to the North Shore of Sydney.

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NSBKA ACTIVITIES

NSBKA provides fun and educational activities for people interested in beekeeping also professional services for beekeeper members. Join us today for more!

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What do you get for being a member of the North Shore Beekeepers

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How to find us

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Resources & Useful Links

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GET IN TOUCH

Any questions or enquiries? Talk to us today!