Upcoming Meetings

The HCBA is pleased to present:

“Starting with Package Bees”

with Missy Bee Krein

Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m. 

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 )….

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2018 package bees, queens & Nucleus Colonies (“nucs”)

Plan NOW to reserve bees and queens for Spring, don’t delay- supply is limited this year. Contact the coordinators of the group orders for information on the varieties of bees available and where they will be coming from

Group Orders (Humboldt based)

To reserve package bees and queens from Calif based quality bee suppliers contact: Brad and Linnette Woodward at email: artofbeekeeping@gmail.com or call (707)496-9707.

To reserve nuc colonies (Calif & Pacific Northwest  sources) contact Justin Reeve at email: justinmreeve87@gmail.com or call him at (707) 502-9611.

Contact Britt Frey for locally & valley grafted queens,  and package bees  sourced from local apiaries. Tel: (707) 845-4977. Web: beesbma.com, Email: beesbma@gmail.com

Board of Directors

The next business meeting of the Board of Directors will be on Thursday,  Aprill 5, 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.

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

Need stuff for your bees? Check out Bee Equipment & Supply,  Yes. “click” that…


Honey extractors available for loan to HCBA Members:

If you would like to borrow an extractor, please contact Justin Reeve (707) 502-9611 or Email: justinmreeve87@gmail.com. (There is a $5 donation to use the HCBA extractor).