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

Apr
1
Wed
6:30 pm SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
SouthEast Beekeepers Club Monthl... @ North Pinery Firehouse
Apr 1 @ 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[...]
Apr
2
Thu
6:00 pm Spring Splitting your Hives
Spring Splitting your Hives
Apr 2 @ 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[...]
Apr
4
Sat
10:00 am Introduction to Beekeeping
Introduction to Beekeeping
Apr 4 @ 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[...]
Apr
7
Tue
9:00 am Hands-On Beekeeping Series @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Hands-On Beekeeping Series @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Apr 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,[...]
6:00 pm Swarms: How To Catch A Swarm
Swarms: How To Catch A Swarm
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
Apr
8
Wed
6:00 pm Introduction to Beekeeping
Introduction to Beekeeping
Apr 8 @ 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[...]
6:30 pm Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Brighton Beekeepers Monthly Meeting @ United Power HQ
Apr 8 @ 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[...]
7:00 pm Mile Hive Bee Club @ Mercury Café
Mile Hive Bee Club @ Mercury Café
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hello Mile Hivers, Don’t forget our next meeting is this Wednesday 2/11/15 at 7 PM. We will meet at the Mercury Café which is located at 2199 California St Denver, CO 80205. Regards John
Apr
11
Sat
9:00 am Class II: Understanding the Bees @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Class II: Understanding the Bees @ Growing Gardens Greenhouse
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In this class we will focus on basic honeybee biology, the caste and rolls of bees that live in a colony and cover the ecology of honeybees. In the lab we will learn about hive[...]

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