Friday March 6.  Guest Speaker, Ann Harman,  Bee Culture Magazine Writer.

Membership dues for 2015 are being collected.  Please keep your dues current.   

Pay Pal is the best way to track your membership but you can send your check to:

PBC Beekeepers Association

531 N. Military Trail

W.P.B., Fl. 33415

Thank you for supporting and bee-ing a paid member of PBCBA!

 

We still have Honey, Polish and Soap left from our S. Fl Fair event. 

Contact Kevin Easton 561-758-9677 for more details.

Link below for the Honey Bee Technical Council  Bookmark it if you are interested. 

http://syndication.freshfromflorida.com/News-Events/Event-Calendar/Notices-of-Public-Meetings-Hearings-and-Workshops/Honey-Bee-Technical-Council
 

Welcome


The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association has been a local beekeeping organization since 1974

Current Board Members are:

 President : Kevin Easton   Vice president : Sierra Malnove

Treasurer : Tom De Groot   Secretary : Peter Chontos

Immediate Past President Al Salopek


Our monthly meetings are the first Friday of every month at 6:30pm at Pine Jog Environmental Education Center.  Click here for a map to Pine Jog 

Click Here to See Minutes of Our Meetings

All Palm Beach County Beekeeper Association meetings are open to the public and are free of charge. We offer speakers, workshops, conferences, and hands-on training throughout the year to help you learn more about bees and beekeeping.

You may become a voting member of the Palm Beach County Beekeepers by joining the organization.

         CLICK HERE.. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?              fromEmail=true&formkey=dFFubzE0M1JGNTBnOWNJVC1YcEFCdWc6MA

Click Here to See Our Constitution

Click Here to See Our By-Laws

 Membership is $20.00 per year.

Of that $20.00, $15.00 applies toward your membership in the State of Florida Beekeepers Association. The remaining $5.00 goes to the Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association. It doesn't cover all our costs but it does help. 

telephone: 561-206-4483 (leave a message)

Bee Problems and Live Removals

The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association does not do bee removals but a number of our members do. 

 Click here to view our members that do Bee Removals

Questions about how live removals are performed call us at: 561-206-4483


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Profile IconRon F and Bruce Petterson are attending Al Salopek's event

A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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Mike Perrine is now a member of Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
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Profile IconPamela Boody and Nancy DiMaio are attending Al Salopek's event

A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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Diego torres is now a member of Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association
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Kevin Easton might attend Al Salopek's event

A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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Profile IconJames Gallagher&Maryann Marinaro, jojo milano, Paula Bloch and Steven Brown might attend Al Salopek's event

A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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A Day in the Apiary at 120 Forester Ct Wellington Fl 33414

February 28, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
A day in the apiary at Al Salopek's house.We will spend a day in the apiary at Al's house, 120 Forester Ct, Wellington, FL 33414. This event is free to members of FBBA and $10 for non-members of FBBA. We will go through the hives and strategize for the coming beekeeping season.All levels from beginner to advanced will get something from this event! Hands-on and question and answer session get the information you need to be a better beekeeper.See More
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Spermatheca test

http://www.glenn-apiaries.com/sperm.htmli found a dead queen by my beehive and wanted to know if it was a virgin queen or not. I did the test that shows the queen i found was a mated queen. See More
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Palm Beach Beekeepers Hosting Fl. State Beekeepers 2014 State Convention

Started by Al Salopek. Last reply by Sara King White Sep 18, 2013. 23 Replies

I have been approached by the President of the State of Fl Beekeepers Assoc (Keith Counsel) asking if Palm Beach Beekeepers Assoc would like to host the 2014 convention in Palm Beach County.The State Assoc. would pay for the event but we would help…Continue

Hive Inspections - Important Information

Started by Mr. Clean. Last reply by Lee Wisnioski May 28, 2014. 17 Replies

The inspection form has a voluntary Best Practices Management (BPM) program.  If you agree to the BPM program, you agree to immediately re-queening your hives if the marked queen is not found.  BPM also includes a recommended provision about…Continue

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Re-queen

Started by John Bickley. Last reply by Mr. Clean Sep 29, 2013. 16 Replies

It has been suggested that I re-queen my hive for a more docile nest. Any suggestions on what type of queen I should look for, and would now be a good time to do this?Continue

Long Hive

Started by Parks Masterson. Last reply by Parks Masterson Jan 6, 2014. 13 Replies

I picked up my new Long Lang hive from South Florida Bee Supply today. I think they did a nice job.I built the stand to put it at an easy height to work it. I'll be painting it and doing a few additions this weekend. Maybe next weekend I can move my…Continue

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