Bibb County

Beekeepers Association

We are a group of honey bee enthusiasts learning and sharing skills and knowledge in Bibb County, Alabama. With dues only $10 per year, membership is one of the best bargains around!

Interested in Beekeeping?

Contact us to get involved. We have scheduled meetings and field trips. We can also arrange to have you visit a hive or point you to training classes.

Need to Get Rid of Bees?

Depending upon the situation, some beekeepers will remove a swarm for you. Click here for more details.

Meet Other Beekeepers

The Bibb County Beekeepers Association is a great way to meet other beekeepers.

Education

Wanting to learn more about bees and beekeeping? Attending our meetings and field trips is a great way to learn.

Honey

Honey can be used in so many different ways. Other bee products such as beeswax can also be used to make natural products.

Equipment

Talk to other beekeepers and see their equipment before investing in your own.

Our Mission

Bibb County Beekeepers Association is an organization whose purpose is to promote, educate and assist individuals, community and the environment as it relates to beekeeping. We provide an informational and social platform for beekeepers of any experience level. Bibb County Beekeepers promote healthy beekeeping practices and management while offering education, encouragement and mentoring to anyone who wishes to be involved with honey bees.

News & Events

April Field Trip

Our April meeting will be a field trip on Saturday, April 13. We will begin at Sandra Emery's bee yard and then move to Bill and Mary Anne Smith's bee yard where we will also have some refreshments. We plan to start at 8:30 am. Guests can meet in the parking lot of...

March Meeting – March 7 at 6:30 pm

Join us Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 pm for our March meeting. We will be discussing Beekeeping in March. Meeting will be held at the Cahaba Lily Center on Main Street in West Blocton. Everyone is invited!

Upcoming Event: Beekeeping Symposium

On Saturday, January 29, the Alabama Beekeepers Association is hosting the 24th Annual Alabama Cooperative Extension System Beekeeping Symposium. The Symposium is in Clanton, AL. Details about the day can be found at the Alabama Beekeepers Association website. The...

When Do We Meet?

We will meet about 6 or 7 times each year. We also have members who participate in state-wide meetings of the Alabama Beekeepers Association. Schedule updates will be ongoing as we lock in speakers and field trip destinations. Sign up for our email notices to be reminded of upcoming meetings and group news.

February 1, 2020

25th Annual Alabama Cooperative Extension System Beekeeping Symposium in Clanton, Alabama.

This symposium is hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Alabama Beekeepers Association and is a great learning resource for all beekeepers, but especially new or soon-to-be beekeepers. Details can be found at the Alabama Beekeepers Association website.

March 5, 2020 - Meeting 6:30 pm

Guest Speaker: Kevin Burkett: Agribusiness- Bee/Honey Record Keeping and Marketing

Meeting will be held at the Cahaba Lily Center in West Blocton, Alabama. Directions can be found here.

April Field Trip

Field Trip - TBD

The details of this trip have not been confirmed yet. Please check back for details.

 

Be sure to sign up for email updates for reminders and changes to the schedule!

June Field Trip

Trip Not Planned Due to COVID-19

August 6, 2020 - Meeting 6:30 pm

Discussion on Summer Tasks

Meeting will be held at the Cahaba Lily Center in West Blocton, Alabama. Directions can be found here.

 

September - ABA Annual Meeting

The Alabama Beekeepers Association has its annual meeting in September. This year's meeting has been canceled due to COVID-19. Additional details can be found at the Alabama Beekeepers Association website.

October - No Meeting - FAWN Volunteering

No October Meeting - Volunteers Help With FAWN

For anyone whose work schedule allows, can help with the Forestry Awareness Week Now (FAWN). Volunteers are needed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as we introduce Bibb County middle schoolers to the world of beekeeping.

Dates for 2020 FAWN are not yet available, but will be provided once they are.

November 5, 2020 - Meeting 6:30 pm

Annual Business Meeting

This will be our regular business meeting where we will elect officers for the next two years. We will also have a speaker/presentation at this meeting.

December 10, 2020 - Christmas Party 6:30 pm

Our annual Christmas party will be held at 6:30 pm. Location TBD.

You can also connect with us on Facebook to stay informed that way!