Upcoming Meetings

The next HCBA General Meeting:

Thursday, September 6, 2018

“Garden Bees” with Pete Haggard

Pete is co-author with Judy Haggard on the field guide “Insects of the Pacific Northwest”. He retired from the Humboldt County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office in 2006 after 34 yrs of service. Pete teaches the UC Master Gardener Program and UC Master Food Preserver Program here in Humboldt County. He serves as Garden Chair for the California Native Plant Society- North Coast Chapter and is an instructor of the gardening classes for Humboldt State University College of Extended Education and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Join us in welcoming Pete and take advantage of his notable experience and knowledge of plants for pollinators & native bees. This meeting of local beekeepers is open to all community members who want to know more about our native bees and  their environments.

Starting with the Local Beekeeper’s Q&A @ 6:00 p.m. Followed by announcements & evening presentation

The meeting will be held at the Humboldt County Agriculture Center, (5630 So Broadway in Eureka, CA)….

more info…

Board of Directors Meeting

The next business meeting of the Board of Directors will be on Thursday,  September 6,  2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the UC Extension Board Room at the Humboldt County Department of Agriculture, 5630 South Broadway in Eureka CA.  More info


For educational opportunities, beginning, advanced  and sustainable beekeeping classes …click here

Are you interested in acquiring honeybees for your hives? For 2018 queens, package bees  & Nucleus Colonies (“nucs”) click here..

Need stuff for your bees? Check out Bee Equipment & Supply

Honey extractors available for loan to HCBA Members:

If you would like to borrow an extractor, please contact HCBA Email: humboldtbeekeepers@gmail.com. (There is a $5 donation to use the HCBA extractor).