The Colorado State Beekeepers Association is concerned about the many challenges facing bees and beekeeping in today’s environment. There are lots of opportunities for you as a beekeeper or you as a member of the general public to provide input to various causes. Here are some opportunities for involvement:
The Federal Highway BEE (Bettering the Economy and the Environment) Act could use your support. The content of the Act may be found here. If you are interested in supporting this piece of legislation, please click here and sign the petition.
Jefferson County is considering adding bees and backyard chickens. Click here to read the article. The commissioners will be meeting on March 6, 2013 to discuss the proposal.
The CSBA has formed several committees to work on various statewide issues of importance. They are: Best Practices, Data Collection, Forage, Master Beekeeper and Pesticides. If you are interested in serving on any of the committees, please contact the committee chairs. Service is not limited to CSBA members.