The Club owns and rents out a four-frame extractor and refractometer. Members can save money by rent the club’s equipment instead of having to purchase their own.
In order to make the extractor rental easier for everyone, online booking is used.
Click the link to see available dates, then create a calendar entry for your own rental. While the calendar is not private, only people with that exact link can view it.
Reservations that are cancelled less than 48 hours beforehand will be charged a late fee of $50.
Please coordinate with Wybo for extractor #1 (yellow) or Chris for extractor #2 (burgundy) to ensure they are available for pick up and drop off dates and times.
Extractor #1 (yellow)
112 Angus Cres, Regina
Extractor #2 (burgundy)
3034 Zaran Cres
Extractor Rental Link: https://goo.gl/texVj5
The Club works with the Saskatchewan Beekeepers Development Corporation to offer annual Introductory
Members can visit and tour other beekeepers’ apiaries to learn from and network with other beekeepers.
New beekeepers are matched with experienced beekeepers who provide opportunities for hands-on experience working with bees, and mentorship about keeping bees.
The Club publishes an informative newsletter in January, April, July and October. If features practical beekeeping tips, recent conference and training session reports, and information about past and upcoming relevant beekeeping and food safety events.
The Club runs a bulk shipping program where once a month during the summer months, members can order beekeeper supplies from BeeMaid in Tisdale to save on shipping costs.
The Club operates a Drawn Comb Program where members can exchange new frames and foundation for drawn out comb that has been provincially inspected.
The Club co-ordinates an annual order where beekeepers can purchase high-quality, locally adapted, provincially inspected nucs.
The Club publishes an annual list of local honey producers who meet the legal requirements to sell honey within the province of Saskatchewan.
The Club attends several local trade shows including Agribition. Members are welcome to provide honey and other products of the hive for sale during those events. Prices are set by the club, which receives a portion of the sales. Products must also meet certain legal requirements.
The Club hosts a day-long winter event that includes topical guest speakers, networking, and suppliers.
The Club encourages members to actively promote responsible beekeeping in the community and provides downloadable PDF brochures that can be printed by members.
The Club provides a comprehensive best practice and local beekeeping information resource library on this web site and on a Regina Bee TV YouTube Channel to enable members and anyone interested in beekeeping to learn how to keep health bees and produce healthy honey.
Club members will go to private homes to collect honeybee swarms and to remove bumblebees.
Club members are available to speak in the community about beekeeping.
The Club provides downloadable beekeeping resources for teachers.
The Club manages and active Facebook community where members can share, network and discuss bees.