​​​Bristol County Beekeepers Association Inc.
A 501 (c) (3) Non Profit Charitable Organization

Copyright © Bristol County Beekeepers Association Inc.. All rights reserved.


Do you have an interest in sharing your bee knowledge by talking to people about honey bees?  Would you like to volunteer your time assisting at an exciting fair we attend?

 Please email: fairs@bristolbee.com

We can always use the help!



Membership

​Swarm Season is Here!

Is there a honeybee swarm on your property and would like it removed?


Check out our swarm page to learn more about this amazing honeybee behavior and how you can help honeybees and beekeepers.





Bee School Begins Tuesday, September 5th!  Deadline to register is August 26, 2017.  Enrollment is limited and there is no

guarantee that walk-ins will be accepted on the first night of class.  Check out or "Bee School" page for more info.

​​​​​​​​From September through May, the club meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the library of the Bristol County Agricultural High School located at 135 Center Street, 

Dighton, Massachusetts 02715.

Meetings start at 7 pm and consists of official club business followed by a Topic of Discussion or a Guest Speaker.  June through August monthly meetings are hive opening workshops scheduled throughout Bristol County on a weekend day.


Annual membership dues are $15.00.

​New Members are always Welcome!


Stay tuned for future upcoming fairs the club will be attending during the 2017 season.

Mark your calendar for our upcoming Beekeepers Seminar on  Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:30pm.

Location is Bristol Community College, Building H, Fall River, Massachusetts.

Attendance is open to the general public.
Guest Speakers are Samuel Ramsey and Erin MacGregor-Forbes.



Samuel Ramsey is a PhD student at Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp's lab at the University of Maryland. He studied entomology at Cornell University focusing on predatory/parasitic insect behavior. His current work focuses on the effects of honey bee parasites on individual and colony level survivor ship .

Erin McGregor-Forbes is an EAS certified Master Beekeeper. She is the Chairman of the Eastern Apicultural Society where she focused on increasing communication between beekeepers at all levels and improving beekeeping practices through high quality education programs. 




Upcoming ​Fairs