Many different people keep bees for many different reasons, the most important one being pollination. Bee pollination is needed for the production of about one-third of our food crops. Beekeepers also raise bees for their honey production and numerous hive by-products, including wax, royal jelly, pollen and, yes, even venom!
Read more about being a beekeeper in our guide below!
It is vitally important to capture/rescue honey bee swarms in our area so that the bees are not lost to parasites, diseases, or exterminators. You can contact Mike, the Swarm Coordinator, at the information below.
We are a group of beekeepers dedicated to helping others learn about honeybees and become better stewards of these fascinating insects.