Welcome, this page has information helps relating to getting free bees, removing bees, and pollination. You can learn how to get rid of bees, or for immediate help in the U.S. call the bee removal hotline.

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Want to learn about beekeeping or join a Beekeepers Association? Below is a list of beekeeper meet-ups and organizations for the professional beekeeper or beekeeping enthusiasts.  Visit Ron Miksha's Beekeeping site, one of the earliest beekeeping websites with additional resources for novice or experienced beekeepers.

For bee pollination services in the US or Canada visit Almond board of California


Stop by the California State Beekeepers Association for events, news, Affiliate clubs, and more.

San Diego: To join the San Diego Beekeepers Association contact John at (619) 251-1943 or send an email to

Los Angeles: Call or email William Lewis at (818) 897-4920 or

Orange County: Visit the OCBA Homestead They meet at the Orange County Fair Grounds in Costa Mesa at 7:00Pm in the Silo Building on the first Tuesday of each month.

Redding: Mount Diablo Beekeepers Association. Allen's Bee Ranch is located at 19150 Smith Lane, Redding, CA 96002. or for bee removal in Redding call (530) 248-5801.

Sacramento: Sacramento Area Beekeepers Association Meets every month, Third Wednesday 7:00pm. At Belle Cooledge Community Center, 5699 So.Land Park Dr. Mail to S.A.B.A. c/o Nancy Stewart 2110 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95818

San Francisco: San Francisco Beekeepers Association Meets second Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm, At The Randall Jr. Museum, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco CA 94114 Contact Tom Chester

Southern California: Visit beeginners bee guide to get started on your way to beekeeping. For additional resources, read these tips from beginners at MSU.

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Minneapolis: Throughout Minnesota they hold meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for December and January. Most Meetings are at the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota. To learn more, please visit them at the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association.


Las Vegas: The Nevada County Beekeepers Association holds meetings once a month. To find out more information on dates, times, and locations please contact the President Rob Slay.


Baltimore: Throughout the entire state of Maryland, Baltimore has over 32 beekeepers in the city. The Maryland State Beekeepers Association holds meetings every month at the Plant Sciences Building at the Univeristy of maryland at College Park. To inquire more about thier membership and information about beekeeping feel free to contact them through thier website.


Dallas / Fort Worth DFW: Contact Alan Eynon at Meetings held at Eastfield College 3737 Motley Dr Mesquite, TX 75150

Houston: Contact Rita Willhite at or 7611 Fondren Rd Houston, TX 77074 Meetings: 3rd Tues. ea mo. @ 7:30p Bayland Community Center, 6400 Bissonnet St. Houston, TX 77074.

San Antonio: Contact Edward Priest 9570 Maidenstone San Antonio, TX 78250, 210/647-4734 Meetings: 3rd Tues. on odd # mo.; Trinity Baptist, Ruble Center, 419 E. Magnolia, San Antonio @ 7 p.

El Paso: Contact Sarah Downing 1030 N. Zaragosa, Ste. A. El Paso, TX 79907 915-859-7725 Meetings: Not meeting regularly at this time. Call for information.

Austin: Contact information for Carol Malcolm 8913 Georgian Dr. Austin, TX 78753 512-997-9986 Meetings: 3rd Thurs. ea. mo. Austin Garden Center, Zilker Park; in Austin @ 7p.

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Boulder: Lecture with Gunther Hauk Date: Friday, October 5, 7:00 - 9:00 PM at Shining Mountain Waldorf School - Assembly Hall, 999 Violet Ave. Boulder, CO 80304 Suggested donation: $5 per person

Denver: The Denver Bee Keeping Society has scheduled meetings once a month on Mondays. They are located at 35th & Federal (masonic Lodge). Please visit them here to view there next meeting and more information regarding beekeeping.


Atlanta: Visit for a course. Meetings are at Atlanta Botanical Garden 1345 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30309


Portland: Visit the Oregon State Beekeepers Association for state information regarding beekeeping. They are putting on a State Fair Honey Competition on August 28th to September 7th. To become a member or inquire about this association please feel free to e-mail them at your convenience.


Seattle: The Puget Sound Beekeepers Association Meets at 6:30 pm every fourth Tuesday of each month except July and December. The meeting place and apiary are located in the Washington Park Arboretum. The apiary is behind the greenhouses. Visit their website at PSBA - Puget Sound Beekeepers Association.

New York

New York City: The New York City Beekeepers Association is A Hive for the Urban Beekeepers of Gotham City. Join them for their next meeting from 7:00 - 9:00 pm on Tuesday, September 22nd at the Seafarers & International House. Meeting room, Second Floor. One Block east of Union Square at 15th and Irving.


Indianapolis: If you are in need of answers considering beekeeping in Indiana please feel free to visit Indiana BeeKeeper. They have a list of contacts for information, scroll all the way to the bottom for direct answers about beekeeping.


Phoenix: BACA meets once a month at the Valley Garden Center. 1809 N. 15th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007. At 7:00pm, on the third Thursday of the month. All are welcome.


Milwaukee: Feel free to visit the Milwaukee Waukesha Beekeepers' Association for more information regarding beekeeping.


South Florida Bekeepers Association Nelson Nichols - President - 3050 Rustic Ln., N. Ft. Myers, FL 33917.

Miami / Dade County Sub Tropical Beekepers Association of Miami, Pablo Espinosa - President - 9525 SW 93 CT, Miami, FL 33176.

Tampa Bay: Contact Gary Ranker We meet the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Hillsborough. County Extension office in Seffner at 5339 County Rd. 579 S Tampa, FL 33635

Orlando: Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association, David Webb, 21777 SR 520 Orlando, FL 32833, (321) 403-4201,

Fort Myers: The Beekeepers Association of Southwest Florida (BASF) holds meetings every month. For more information please visit there website at or call Roy Beckford at (239) 533-7514.

West Palm Beach Meetings are the first Friday of every month at 7:00pm Mounts Botanical Garden Extension Auditorium 531 N Military Trl. West Palm Beach, FL 33415 Palm Beach County Beekeepers

Jacksonville: Contact Jackie Post at 7850 SW 137th St., Starke, FL 32091

Tallahassee: The president Brinnen Carter can give you information

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