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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

Its Swarm Season.... 

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

To log into the Members area, you must join with a 2017 membership. Your old password and login will not work. You will have an opportunity to set a password, avatar and privacy settings at that time.  

Upcoming events

Area Meetings

June 16-17

VSBA 2017 Spring Conference
        Virginia State Beekeepers Association
        Where: FerrumCollege, Ferrum Va
       Hosted by: Moonshine Beekeepers Association

Some of the great speakers include:

Dr. Diana Sammataro, retired researcher at the USDA-ARS Carl Hayden Honey Bee Research Center and author of The Beekeepers Handbook presenting Microbes and Bees as well as Honey Bee Plants.

Dr. Rebecca Masterman, University of Minnesota Bee Squad Associate Program Director will share Keeping Bees Healthy: Updates on Bee Research, Management and MiteCheck plus lead a workshop on Making Mite Monitoring Fun.

        Dr. Lisa Horth, Associate Professor of Biology at Old Dominium University & VSBA grant recipient will present the results of her research in Assessing the current genetic evidence of disease in honey and native bees in VA as well as Consider the Ultraviolet: What Bees See and Why It Matters.

Please click here  for more information on speakers and directions.

July 31 - Aug. 4th, 2017

Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) Conference 2017 in Newark, DE 

EAS 2016 Conference Video (1:21)

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 P.O. Box 126 Falls Church, Va 22046



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