Mission of the CSBA:

The Colorado State Beekeepers Association shall be composed of Beekeepers of the State of Colorado and those interested in allied industries for the purpose of producing better beekeeping methods, better beekeepers, and a more unified system of apicultural work in Colorado.

Benefits of Membership:

Discounted (sometimes even free) entry to CSBA Summer and Winter Meetings featuring noted speakers.

Priority registration for CSBA Summer and Winter Meetings.

Discounts on package bees and woodenware through participating regional associations.

CSBA Committees working on your behalf on the following state-wide issues:  Best Practices, Data Collection, Forage, Master Beekeeper Certification and Pesticides.  Click here for more information.

President, Beth Conrey, is available to speak to civic, social, educational and religious groups.

Participation in DriftWatch.

CSBA Website filled with up-to-date information on beekeeping issues.

FREE Educational and Outreach brochures.

Membership:

Membership in CSBA is open to any beekeeper in Colorado or any supporter of beekeeping in Colorado.

Members do not necessarily have to be residents of Colorado.

If you are a member of a participating regional association AND you have less than 4 hives, you do not need to pay CSBA directly.  Your dues are covered by your association membership.  Participating regional associations are:  4 Corners, Boulder, Brighton, Central Colorado, Colorado Women Who Bee, High Land, Mile Hive, Mountain High Beekeeping Cooperative, Northern Colorado and Spanish Peaks.

The current rates for dues are as follows:

Associate Membership (non-beekeeper and/or auxiliary supporter) $75.00 per year.

Hobbyist  (1 to 4 hives) $10.00

Sideliner (5-100 hives)  $25.00

Serious Sideliner (101-150 hives)  $40.00

Small Commercial (151 to 1000 hives) $55.00

Commercial (1000 or more hives) $110.00.

Membership Options – Will automatically renew each year

Prefer to mail your payment?  Print an application form here and include it in your envelope with your dues.

All checks and/or money orders should be made out to:
Colorado State Beekeepers Association
and mailed to:

John Hartley
PO Box 14255
Colorado Springs, CO 80914  
719-495-1251




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Upcoming Events

May
21
Thu
8:30 am Bee Guardianship Hive Doctor Cer...
Bee Guardianship Hive Doctor Cer...
May 21 @ 8:30 am – May 26 @ 12:30 pm
May 21-26 June 4-11 Boulder, CO Choose any dates that fit your schedule, 16 days to choose from. Intensives limited to 4 people per session. Out of town folks, we have recommendations for lodging and[...]
May
24
Sun
12:30 pm An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beek... @ Parker
An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beek... @ Parker
May 24 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
An “Average Joe’s” Guide to Beekeeping – A Hands-on Workshop Series If you have an interest in bees, pollination and/or the environment, are new to beekeeping or just thinking of bee-coming a beekeeper and you’d like[...]
May
30
Sat
4:00 pm Celebrate Boulder Being a Bee Sa...
Celebrate Boulder Being a Bee Sa...
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bee Safe Boulder invites you to attend a celebration in honor of Boulder becoming a bee safe city! Saturday, May 30th 4-6pm 3373 4th St, North Boulder Live Music • Hors d’oeuvres • Wine •[...]
Jun
3
Wed
6:30 pm SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The SouthEast Beekeepers Club is a fairly unstructured group of beekeeping people who get together once a month to share information, ask questions, get news, etc. Other than having a pot luck prior to and[...]
7:00 pm Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Boulder County Beekeepers Meeting @ Lefthand Grange
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BCBA meeting and election scheduled for this Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:00 pm at the Niwot Grange. Our organization has been without meaningful leadership since Miles McGaughey stepped down last year. Philip Bradbury and Tim[...]
Jun
4
Thu
8:30 am Bee Guardianship Hive Doctor Cer...
Bee Guardianship Hive Doctor Cer...
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – Jun 11 @ 12:30 pm
June 4-11 Boulder, CO Choose any dates that fit your schedule, 16 days to choose from. Intensives limited to 4 people per session. Out of town folks, we have recommendations for lodging and camping accommodations[...]
Jun
6
Sat
9:00 am Beekeeping Seminar w/ Dr. Dewey ... @ Fort Lewis College
Beekeeping Seminar w/ Dr. Dewey ... @ Fort Lewis College
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Seminar details are found in this PDF
9:00 am Class IV: Honeybee Colony Care II @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Class IV: Honeybee Colony Care II @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We will review how to maintain healthy colonies and what this looks like, and discuss how to recognize pests and diseases, and what you can do to support your bees. In the lab we will[...]
Jun
8
Mon
12:30 pm Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Central Colorado Beekeepers Meeting @ Crest Academy
Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
We meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 at 12th & G Street at Crest Academy, Salida, Co 81201. See our Facebook group: Central Colorado Beekeepers Association. Ask to join. Thanks and hope[...]
Jun
10
Wed
6:30 pm Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This month’s meeting will be held at the United Power Building on March 11th at 6:30pm. Miles McGaughey will be our guest speaker and will be covering topics relevant to this time of year. Other[...]

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