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

Mar
5
Thu
6:00 pm Spring Splitting your Hives
Spring Splitting your Hives
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
April is the time of year for splits as the first calls for swarms start coming around April 10th. This class focus is judging your hive for the right time to split. Splitting with or[...]
6:30 pm Beginning Beekeeping Classes, Pa... @ Community Center
Beginning Beekeeping Classes, Pa... @ Community Center
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginning Beekeeping Classes, Pagosa Springs, Community Center, Hot Springs Boulevard. Feb. 26th, March 5th and 12th, all Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 PM.
Mar
6
Fri
6:00 pm Bee Photography Event @ Visions West Contemporary
Bee Photography Event @ Visions West Contemporary
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“POLLINATION” Opening reception March 6th, 2015 6pm March 6th-April 9th   Fifty-five thousand miles flown per one pound of honey. Queens, workers and drones. Colorado farmer and photographer, John Hamilton, gets in the mind of[...]
Mar
7
Sat
8:00 am Pikes Peak Beekeepers Associatio... @ Mountain Song Community School
Pikes Peak Beekeepers Associatio... @ Mountain Song Community School
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm
This day and a half comprehensive course covers all aspects of beekeeping in the Pikes Peak region. You will learn how to acquire bees and the necessary equipment to keep them. We will demonstrate equipment[...]
9:00 am Class I: Introduction to Top Bar... @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Class I: Introduction to Top Bar... @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class will cover expectations and an introduction to keeping bees in your back yard. We will have an opportunity to meet our fellow beekeepers. There will be a demonstration hive available for inspection and[...]
9:00 am Hands-On Beekeeping Series @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Hands-On Beekeeping Series @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come join us for a hands-on series of 8 classes that will support you through the beekeeping season from March to October. Location: Classes are held at the Growing Gardens Greenhouse 1630 Hawthorn Ave Boulder,[...]
10:00 am Introduction to Beekeeping
Introduction to Beekeeping
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class focuses on starting a beehive in April with a bee package or nuc. Preparing your equipment where to place your hive. What to expect when getting started. Classes At Wardle Feed Saturday Mornings[...]
Mar
10
Tue
6:00 pm Swarms: How To Catch A Swarm
Swarms: How To Catch A Swarm
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In this class the first rule with any swarm is safety. How locate and identify wild hives in your area. Different methods for capturing swarms and why. Swarm traps and more. $35 per couple Classes[...]
Mar
11
Wed
1:00 pm CO Women Who Bee Meeting @ To Bee or Not to Bee
CO Women Who Bee Meeting @ To Bee or Not to Bee
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Good morning beekeepers! This is a reminder that Women Who Bee will continue meeting with Mile Hive Bee Club until the warmer months when we will add a few field trips. Mile Hive Bee Club[...]
6:00 pm Introduction to Beekeeping
Introduction to Beekeeping
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This class focuses on starting a beehive in April with a bee package or nuc. Preparing your equipment where to place your hive. What to expect when getting started. $35 per couple Classes At the[...]

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