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Connecticut Beekeepers Association provides resources on many common bee issues, but does not offer answers or provide solutions via email. Please use the links below for help.

Need Bee Removal or Extraction?

Connecticut Beekeepers Association does not offer removal, extraction, or extermination services.

Dealing with Bees or Wasps?

Concerned about a Bee Swarm?

Have More Beekeeping Questions?

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    In order to receive updates on an event, please register to attend. This will add you to the list of people who receive notifications about an event's status, including rescheduling or cancellation.
  • Where can I watch event videos?
    To watch Bee Talks and Bee Yard Workshop videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel >> To watch Guest Speaker videos, please sign in here using your CBA Membership to explore our full video library >> Not all event videos are available for viewing. To watch Bee School videos: Ticketed Attendees - Please check your email for recordings sent at the completion of Bee School. Otherwise, you may purchase video playback here:
  • How can I use my CBA membership discount on events?
    Many of our events are discounted or free for CBA members. To use your discount, please sign into our website during event registration, and your discount will be automatically applied to the ticket price.
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    If you're a member of CBA, you should be receiving our emails. If you aren't seeing our emails in your inbox, please search your Junk & Spam folders. We send to all members in bulk, and sometimes bulk emails may be rejected by your system, depending on your email provider's settings. Still having problems? Please contact us, giving us your correct email address so we can check it against our system and make sure we're sending to the correct address.
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  • Can I access Membership Meeting Minutes?
    CBA Membership Meeting minutes are available upon request. To access, please contact us HERE >

State Beekeeping Officials

Vacant Position

State Apiary Inspector

123 Huntington Avenue
New Haven, CT 06504

Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III

State Entomologist

123 Huntington Avenue
New Haven, CT 06504

203-974-8485

CBA Board Members

Bill Hesbach

President

Cheshire, CT

Walter Schwarz

Secretary

Cheshire, CT

Colleen Boyle

Vice President

Glastonbury, CT

Elizabeth Ciarlelli

Volunteer Member at Large

Cheshire, CT

Lisa Cocco

Treasurer

Prospect, CT

Paul Zalonski

Member at Large

Cheshire, CT

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