Home Sweet Home

Our next swarm will be in on Thursday, Mar 15, 7:00 PM,
see you there?

Our 2018 Beekeeper School started on Monday, Jan 8th.

Why do bees 'buzz'?

Queen marking,
how do you tell?

Marked Queen

Wilmington, NC
Bee City USA !

Bee City USA - Wilmington's newest designation - read about it here!

Welcome to the world of bees

This is the Website of the New Hanover County Beekeepers Association in Wilmington, NC. We're here for all those interested in beekeeping, our main purpose is to share Bee on coneflowerinformation. Our Facebook page is where our members go to ask and get answers to their questions and keep in touch with fellow beekeepers. Please check out the information linked above or send us an email.

The NHCBA meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the New Hanover County Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Dr. in Wilmington, N.C., unless otherwise announced.

- - Show your love of pollinators on all your snail mail, with the new - -
Protect Pollinators stamps from the US Postal Service!"

Click here to read the latest newsletter from the Friends of the Arboretum and check out our 'paver' on page 7.

< Swarm Removal >

Click here to read about a recent
swarm removal episode

Are you "pro-pollinator"?
Do you care about honey bees?
Well now you can make your values known on your car!
North Carolina has created a "Save the Honey Bee" specialty license plate.
Order yours here

NC Honey Bee License Plate

- Our Activities -

Communication - our members participate on Facebook, listen in on all the activities, ask questions, get answers. Check our Activities page for upcoming events.

Education - the club offers a 6-week Beginning Beekeeping School each January. Look for registration information for our 2018 Spring Bee School in December.

Membership - our members share a close camaraderie in the beekeeping community and are able to expand their expertise and knowledge with constant contact. Won't you join us?

Outreach - we do “outreach” education at schools and clubs where we bring bee products and equipment and do a lecture w/honey tasting. Check our Activities page for upcoming events.

Facebook - one of the other ways we reach out to the community to share our knowledge and skills is by the use of the largest social network on the Internet. We'll maintain an active profile and respond to your queries and direct you to other resources for the beekeeper hobbyist. Won't you join us there also?

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