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Our Purpose

At Connecticut Beekeeper's Association, our purpose is to increase public awareness of the importance of honey bees for Connecticut agriculture and the environment. We are here to foster strong bonds among beekeepers and to promote the education and the advancement of the scientific knowledge of beekeeping and its related activities for the benefit of beekeepers and our communities. Our goal is to provide a common forum for the beekeepers of Connecticut to come together to share information and ideas.

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Serving Connecticut Beekeepers Since 1891

Beekeeping Events

CBA hosts meetings, workshops and special events featuring knowledgeable speakers sharing information on beekeeping topics. Registration is required in order to attend all events.

  • Bee Talks - December
    Bee Talks - December
    Dec 09, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • Bee School 2022
    Bee School 2022
    Jan 08, 2022, 10:00 AM EST – Jan 29, 2022, 12:00 PM EST
    Online via Zoom
    Registration opens December 1st
  • Bee Talks - January
    Bee Talks - January
    Jan 13, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    Have a question? Engage with knowledgeable & experienced beekeepers for answers on beekeeping issues.
  • The Bombus Among Us - Bumble Bee Basics
    The Bombus Among Us - Bumble Bee Basics
    Feb 03, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    via ZOOM
    with Heather Holm
  • USDA Programs for Pollinators
    USDA Programs for Pollinators
    Mar 29, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    with Izzy Hill, USDA
  • Honey Bee Chemical Communication and Hygienic Behavior
    Honey Bee Chemical Communication and Hygienic Behavior
    Apr 28, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    with Kaira Wagoner, Ph.D
  • Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard
    Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard
    May 05, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    via ZOOM
    with Doug Tallamy, Entomologist and Author

Beekeeping Resources

We post important info regarding beekeeping in Connecticut, including Hive Registration links, State Regulations, Honey Extractor Rental Program, Bloom Calendar, and how to identify common bee problems.

Beekeeping Videos

Catch Bee Talks, Workshops, and more at our YouTube channel. To watch more videos, including Special Guest events, please become a member of CBA.