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Welcome to the Northern Virginia Beekeepers Association

We are a nonprofit association dedicated to public education and support of beekeeping in the Northern Virginia area.

Our activities include:

  • Public outreach and education programs
  • Beginning Beekeeping courses
  • Mentoring of new beekeepers
  • Honey Bee Removal
  • Monthly meetings and special programs with guest speakers and local experts

What to do about a swarm of bees.... 

If you see a swarm or honey bees are entering your house please use the swarm alert form and a member will contact you shortly.

Swarm Alert Form 

EAS Mann Lake Scholarship

To encourage a worthy young individual to pursue an interest in honey bees and beekeeping.  The Scholarship will provide financial assistance for the selected candidate to attend an annual EAS conference.  In addition to the waiver of registration fees by EAS for the short course and the main conference, the Scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to the successful candidate to offset other conference expenses.

Applications must be received by April 1st, 2018

Click here to download application and instructions

Upcoming events

EAS Meeting Information -

Aug 13-17, Hampton, Virginia

Bees In the News

  • Made in VA TV - George Eisen, was involved along with with our regional inspector, Bob Wellemeyer, Guenther’s Honey and the Sweet Virginia Foundation. 
  • VSU Receives $600,000 to Assist Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Beginning Farmers and Ranchers - (read more about it)

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                                                                                                                 NVBA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 P.O. Box 126 Falls Church, Va 22046



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