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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 both beekeeping hobbyists and those wishing to take it a step further with access to information, education and mentoring. We are the largest individual amateur club and offer a wide range of bee related activities:

  • 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, Flow ®Hive, Top Bar, Warre’ & Stingless
  • 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
  • The largest bee related library in the country and available for loan outs to members
  • We run and sell honey products at market stalls at festivals and fundraising events during the year
  • Access to senior experienced members for mentoring and support
  • A simple low-cost membership fee
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Lindfield AGM & Night Meeting – 8th April 2020 ~POSTPONED~

Wednesday, 8th Apr 2020, 07:00PM – 09:30PM
Annual General Meeting – Due to the current situation, the club has taken the unusual step to postpone the Annual AGM for the safety and wellbeing of our members. Stay tuned for an alternative meeting later in the year.

Club Open Field Day – 19th Apr 2020

Sunday, 19th April 2020, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Hive Opening with our experienced course instructors for all levels of beekeepers
Building a bee vacuum that works without injuring bees
Embedding wax foundation on wired frames, bring along your frames
The Club Shed will be open for cash sales of jars, frames and wax foundation

Club Open Field Day – 17th May 2020

Sunday, 17th May 2020, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Hive Opening with our experienced course instructors for all levels of beekeepers
A talk and demonstration on why Nucleus hives are a great invention
How to reduce your hive and pack down for Winter
Best methods to prepare and store your excess frames over the cooler months
Embedding wax foundation on wired frames, bring along your frames
The Club Shed will be open for cash sales of jars, frames and wax foundation

Beginners’ Beekeeping Course May 2020

Saturday, 23rd and 30th May 2020
This course is for new beekeepers and it will give you a great start, including experience of handling active hives. This course also covers Flow Hive systems.

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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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300

Members

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68

Terrey Hills Apiary & Bee Garden

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!