Local Beekeeping Organizations
Many of the local associations listed here have their own fine websites. Please check them out for more detailed local information.
AMBA is located in Cumberland, Maryland. We have 46 active members from Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Our members come from all walks of life and our ages range from 35-75.
Encompassing Blair, Cambria, and Clearfield counties and including beekeepers from around the state and region who share our common goals: the advancement and improvement of the beekeeping industry and the state inspection, the eradication of diseases in all apiaries, the disbursement of knowledge regarding the value of the honey bee as a pollinating agent and the value of the honey as a food.
[Very Low Activity] Serving Lawrence, Butler, and Mercer Counties
CCBA aims to: Assist members in the art and science of beekeeping, including sharing effective techniques, coping with problems and challenges, and supporting each other in our efforts.Promulgate information to the public about the valuable role of honey bees in nature and agriculture.Encourage more people to become involved in beekeeping.
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Country Barn Farm Bee Club brings together beekeepers of all experience levels together to share information and fellowship. Meetings first Thursday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Cooper-Siegel Community Library
403 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Serving Montgomery, Delaware Counties
Serving Jefferson and surrounding counties, Clarion, possibly Forest.
The purpose and function of the association is the promotion of the interest in honeybees and beekeeping throughout Jefferson County and the surrounding counties by such means as
- Encourage and promote the best management practices in beekeeping
- Encourage and promote the use of research-based information
- Conduct meeting and /or programs to enhance and promote beekeeping as funding permits
Serving Lancaster County.
The objectives of the Lancaster County County Honey Producers are to gain a better understanding of honeybee biology and behavior, provide public awareness and services, and to promote honey and other products of the hive.
Serving (but not limited to) Lackawanna County. Mission: To foster interest in backyard beekeeping and provide a forum for discussion among local beekeepers. Free and open to the public. Meetings are held at Abington Community Library, 1200 West Grove Street, Clarks Summit, Pa. 18411 (570-587-3440) in the Ryon Room, at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month. Date may change, if library has a conflict. Please check the Facebook Page or contact us or phone to confirm the date.
|Co-leaders:||Renee Czubowicz, Dr Maggie Miller|
Our mission is to promote the art and science of beekeeping by assisting our members, with the challenges they encounter, through the sharing of techniques and information and to educate the public of the importance of the Honey bee.
Serving Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Schuylkill Counties
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Serving Luzerne county and surrounding areas. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from January until November. Meetings from September to April held at Rice Township Municipal Building, 3000 Church Road, Mountain Top, PA, at 7 pm. If you have honeybees or are just interested in honeybees, you are welcome to attend. Summer meetings have been held at some of our members bee yards and have been a help to all.
Serving Lycoming, Clinton, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Moutour Counties
Serving Monroe, Northhampton, Carbon, Lehigh County Counties. Located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Monroe County Beekeepers Association is an organization whose members share common interests, concerns and camaraderie in beekeeping. MCBA provides a forum whereby members have learned beekeeping skills since 1977. Continuing education in beekeeping is promoted through mentoring and guest speakers/demonstrations at monthly meetings. The Monroe County Beekeepers Association is dedicated to keeping its members informed of current beekeeping trends and assists its members to achieve high levels of confidence, skill and quality in bee management techniques.
Serving Montgomery and Bucks County Pennsylvania, the MCBA is an association of hobbyist and professional beekeepers. Our mission is to provide education, hands-on training, support, and fellowship in all aspects of beekeeping. Both experienced beekeepers and novices participate in our monthly meetings, field trips, and social events.
|Vice President:||Brian Marcy|
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Open to serve the counties of Warren, Erie, Crawford, Mercer and Venango. The mission of our association is to foster the promotion, education and virtues of beekeeping.
|NWPBA||23273 Fry Rd.,Venango, Pa. 16440-1127|
Serving Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wyoming Counties
We are a group of people interested in promoting and learning about honey bees. Our members include commercial, sideline and hobby beekeepers, and interested people who are not beekeepers. We meet to learn more about bees and beekeeping from guest speakers, local experienced beekeepers, and field days which are open to anyone interested in hands-on experience. We publish an educational newsletter and we have a teaching booth at the Harford Fair. Several members visit most of the schools in our area once each year to teach children about bees and beekeeping. Other members speak to adult groups and some have been volunteers sent to foreign countries to help beekeepers and to learn from them. We have an education fund, invested with the Community Foundation of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties, designed to help young people who want to become beekeepers or study entomology.
|Secretary:||Rae-An Marsland & Lynnie Anderson|
Serving Washington County
Serving Wayne County