Linn-Benton Beekeepers' Association

Our goal is to provide an association of local beekeepers where we can learn, share and have fun. We have both local and national speakers at our monthly meetings providing you with current and relevant subjects to help you with your bees.

LBBA also provides outreach to the community by providing educational speakers, swarm removal and public exhibits.

Anyone is welcome at our meetings, we encourage you to become a paid member, but it is not required. We just want you to learn about bees! But.... the benefits of joining include:

    -Free use of the clubs extraction equipment

    -Use of our book and DVD library

    -Discount to Bee School

    -Inclusion on swarm list

    -Discount to American Bee Journal magazine

Monthly Meeting Change

Our monthly meetings have been changed to the third Wednesday of each month because of scheduling changes at our venue. This will start with the May meeting, the April meeting will be on the fourth Wednesday (April 23rd) as previously scheduled. Be sure to update your calendar!

WVBA & LBBA Picnic

The Willamette Valley Beekeepers & Linn Benton Beekeepers are having a combined picnic on Sunday, July 27th at the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture starting at 1:00. This will be a great time to meet new beekeepers and enjoy some great food.

Bring a side dish to share and your lawn chairs for you and your family. There will mini talks and demos and DOOR PRIZES!

For more information on this event: Picnic

2014 State Fair Honey & Products of the Hive Competition

Think you have some great honey, wax, comb, or bee photographs this year? Why not enter them in the 2014 Oregon State Fair Honey & Products of the Hive competition. Here is a link to the flyer from OSBA: State Fair Flyer. Also, here is a link to the honey handbook/rules at the Oregon State Fair website: State Fair Exhibitor Handbook. Be sure to take note of the entry dates so you don't miss out!

LBBA Field Day

LBBA is having our own Field Day on Saturday, June 21st at the OSU Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture from 10:00-12:00.

For more information on this event: Field Day

Bee Schools

If you are new to beekeeping or just want to learn more, consider taking one of the local beekeeping classes that are offered. Here is a link to local bee classes that are being offered: 2014 Bee Schools