Inspecting a Honey Bee Hive

Inspecting a Honey Bee Hive

Queen Bee - See the Difference?

Queen Bee - See the Difference?

Gathering Pollen

Gathering Pollen

Honey Comb

Honey Comb

Bee Class Registration is OPEN

 

Registration is OPEN.  You can enroll NOW to participate in the Spring Beginning Beekeeping Class.

Please click HERE to begin your new Life Adventure!!

Remember:  Enrollment is limited to the first 100 members who apply.

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2017 Holiday Party

Montgomery County Beekeepers Association Holiday Party!!   Gift Swap!   If you would like to

Volunteer

MCBA Runs on VOLUNTEERISM!   There are many opportunities to participate. Click  to explore: Educational Outreach (Mo

FIND LOCAL Honey

Local honey is fresh, tastes great, and by supporting local beekeepers, you are supporting local bees! These indepe...

LEARN to Keep Bees

Interested in keeping bees but not sure where to start? JOIN Maryland's Montgomery County Beekeepers Association !

FIND LOCAL Honey

Local honey is fresh, tastes great, and by supporting local beekeepers, you are supporti...

The Honeypot

THE HONEYPOT Official Newsletter of the MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Octo...
Two frame extractor

How to Borrow the Honey Extractor

MCBA Members can borrow extractors to take home, and they can use a refractometer (to meas

Report Unwanted Bees

Take My Bees! MCBA's Beekeeper-Volunteers can relocate honey bees from your home or...
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Dec

Bee Class Registration is OPEN

Registration is OPEN.  You can enroll NOW to participate in the Spring Beginning Beekeeping Class. Please click HERE to begin your new Life Adventure!! Remember:  Enrollment is limited to the fi...
31
Oct

2018 MCBA T-Shirt PICKUP!!!!

Members purchased 62 items with our logo and fun bee facts! As noted when ordered, the shirts and hoodies should be picked up at either the MCBA Holiday Party (click here for party details) or the Ja
30
Oct

Wed. Nov 8: Honey Tasting and Annual Business Meeting – 11/8

The Club’s November meeting will be on Wednesday, November 8th at 7pm at the Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallen Avenue, Silver Spring MD. This is our 2nd annual honey tasting and annual business
30
Oct

October Honey Bee Power Plant – Asters

Asters – Symphyotrichum and Eurybia species Asters abound this time of year, whether planted intentionally or naturalized voluntarily. Unfortunately, taxonomist got their hands on Asters back in th
30
Oct

Here Comes Winter

Are you ready? For me, this is one of the most critical times of the year in beekeeping. I want my hives healthy, strong, and with plenty of food for the winter. If all of this is in place, most of...
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Wed. Nov 8: Honey Tasting and Annual Business Meeting – 11/8
Wed. Nov 8: Honey Tasting and Annual Business Meeting – 11/8
The Club’s November meeting will be on Wednesday, November 8th at 7pm at the Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallen Ave
“What’s Killing My Bees” 10/11 at the September Monthly Meeting
“What’s Killing My Bees” 10/11 at the September Monthly Meeting
At the September MCBA monthly meeting, Bee George brings us "What's Killing My Bees or A Bee Talk that You Don't Want To...
Maryland State Beekeepers Association Fall Meeting, Elections and Honey Show
Maryland State Beekeepers Association Fall Meeting, Elections and Honey Show
Maryland State Beekeepers Association Fall Meeting, Elections and Honey Show will take place on November 4, 2017, 8:00 A
Yellow Jackets! – Lecture 09/13
Yellow Jackets! – Lecture 09/13
Allen Hayes, EAS Certified Master Beekeeper, will present ,"What Beekeepers Need To Know About Yellow Jacket Wasps." ...
SIGN UP to give Live BEE DEMOs at MOCO Fair
SIGN UP to give Live BEE DEMOs at MOCO Fair
Bee Demonstrations - in the Gazebo Bring your protective gear because this is full frontal  beekeeping.  Zip yourself i
Sell YOUR Honey at the County Fair!
Sell YOUR Honey at the County Fair!
MCBA, Inc. Consignment Rules and Pricing for the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair 1. Any MCBA, Inc. member in g