The public is invited to attend our monthly meetings. These are generally held the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Towne Hall wing of Towne Bank Located at 137 Mt. Pleasant Rd. Chesapeake, Virginia 23322. see calendar and meeting information below
If you are thinking about becoming a beekeeper or just interested in honeybees, please join us at one of our meetings.
Winter Hive Tips
Pat Knight & Steve Jones
Full schedule of meetings click on the calendar link
Benefits of Joining TBA
Being a member of the TBA not only gives you access to great people and training at our monthly meetings, but members also have access to use our website members only pages which include:
Become a Member today to gain access to all of our great resources.
Come Join Us for Beekeeping 101
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
(date changed due to conflict with VSBA lecture)
Let us help you to get started in beekeeping with our beginners class.
We will cover important topics such as bee biology, beekeeping equipment, Hive management and what pests and diseases affect honey bee colonies as well as how to deal with them.
Our class includes:
1- Lecture (Saturday, March 3rd , 2018)
A copy of the newest version of "First Lessons in Beekeeping"
2- Hands on Workshops
Eastern Apicultural Society Conference 2018
Go to EAS CONFERENCE for more information on EAS 2018
VSBA SPRING MEETING 2018
January 27th 2018
Michael Bush Seminar Feb 24, 2018
Click Here to Get Tickets to Michael Bush
Looking for the perfect gift for your beekeeping enthusiast?
Hands On Beekeeper’s Gift Cards!
If you or a neighbor finds a swarm of bees on your property, don't spray- call us instead! Tidewater Beekeepers Association (TBA) provides FREE swarm removal to all residents in and around Hampton Roads.
Just call the TBA Swarm Coordinator at
(757) 285-4509 if you spot a honeybee swarm.