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Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association is a Not-For Profit 501c3

The Association's continued success is dependent on our VOLUNTEERS. 

Please consider joining our team of  volunteers and making PBCBA even better!

The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association has been a local beekeeping organization since 1974.

Current Board Members 

 President: Eric Baxter    

1st Vice President: Kevin Easton  2nd Vice President: Phil Macnak

Treasurer: Vetaley Stashenko                Secretary: Cindy Rush 

Past President: Lee Wisnioski

               Mailing Address:    Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association

6231 PGA Blvd, Suite 104-237

Palm Beach Gardens Fl. 33418 

For questions, please call (561) 206-4483 but first, please check our tabs on the top of the page.

Our monthly meetings are the first Friday of every month at 6:30 pm at Pine Jog Environmental Education Center.  Click here for a map to Pine Jog.   

All Palm Beach County Beekeeper Association club "Fun" meetings are open to the public.

They are at Pine Jog Educational Center 6301 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach, Fl 33415 unless otherwise noted.

We offer speakers, workshops, conferences, and hands-on training throughout the year to help you learn more about bees and beekeeping.

Board Meeting Minutes

Please, consider joining the Association. The Memberships dues are $20 annually.  Once paid you will be entitled to vote in our annul election of officers in November. Additionally, the $20 will go along way in funding our programs to educate the public, promote beekeeping and have a positive impact on our local and global environment.

Signing up for access to the web site is FREE and located on the upper right of this main/home page. Please fill out the application with your FULL name, First and Last, and a working  email address.  If you do not give a complete name and legitimate email address your application will not be approved. 

Please note, simply applying for a website account privileges, is not the same as clicking on Paypal button below and becoming a voting member. 

   CLICK HERE TO JOIN     Membership is only $20 Annually! Please include your full name and email address when you purchase. Membership Application

Click on the "Buy Now" button to pay your $20 annual dues which will be automatically renewed annually unless you use the "unsubscribe" button, 

 If you prefer a "LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP"  The the cost is a one time fee of $150.00 Please click on the "pay now" button. Please include your full name and email address when you purchase. Membership Application

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Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association is proud to announce it has successfully lobbied the Palm Beach County Taxpayers office and secured a decease in the number of colonies per acre required to qualify for agricultural classification.  The previous number of colonies required was 25 colonies per acre.  The new requirement is 10 colonies per acre.

This decease in the number of colonies required to qualify for the agricultural classification is only applicable in honey production.  Additionally, in order to qualify, you must be a legitimate business with all applicable licencing, insurance, records and tax documents.

The Pollinators Movie

The Pollinators is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat.   The many challenges the beekeepers and their bees face en route reveal flaws to our simplified chemically dependent agriculture system.  We talk to farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food security and how we can improve 

The Pollinators does an exceptional job of capturing all of the issues affecting pollinators, and uses the people most affected, and the people  doing the most to reduce these issues, to explain, to show and to solve the problems our pollinators are having. A Who’s Who in science, beekeeping and agriculture showing the mess we have created, and the ways to fix it. Well done.” 

Kim Flottum, Bee Culture Magazine 

“I have seen my fair share of documentary films about agriculture and agribusiness including films about bees. Peter Nelson’s The Pollinators the most well-produced, comprehensive film about bees I have seen...There are many fronts in humanity’s destruction of the natural world. It seems as if people are not getting this particular message: bees go, we go. The Pollinators gets this message across to any

and all who will sit down, look, and listen.”

—Don Schwartz, Marin Post

“The gorgeously shot The Pollinators not only provides a warning, but is solutions-based.”

—San Francisco Chronicle

Thank you.  

Peter Nelson, Director/Cinematographer  (917) 783-4201

Sally Roy, Executive Producer  (917) 806-7333

       Web:  www.thepollinators.net

Twitter:  @pollinatorsfilm
 Instagram: @pollinatorsfilm

Facebook:  The Pollinators Film

Bee Problems and Live Relocation Removals

The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association does not do bee relocation removals.

Some of our members do Live Bee Removals. 


If you go to our FACE BOOK page and search there is a an additional list


Web Page Terms of Service

To all of our valued members, I would like to remind you that signing up for a personal page on the Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association web site you agreed to behave in a civil manner. 

PBCBA has no tolerance for any mean, negative or bullying behavior on our site. At the bottom right side of this page is a black button labeled "Terms of Service."  If you have any questions on what you are about to post, Please click on the button and refresh your memory to what you agreed.

We are volunteers promoting good beekeeping education, practices, and camaraderie. We welcome everyone who is interested in helping us in our mission to educate, inform and speak for the bees and beekeepers.  If you think there is something we are not doing well, then Please Join us and help to change the world.


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Kevin Easton is attending Gabriela Hassil's event

Workshop with Erin MacGregor-Forbes at Easton's apiary

March 7, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Saturday workshop: "first"/basic hive set up explaining sizes - deep vs medium, 8 or 10 frame vs…See More
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Fun Meeting - Erin MacGregor-Forbes at Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

March 6, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Erin MacGregor-Forbes is an EAS certified Master Beekeeper, past Chairman of the Eastern…See More
Tracy Finn might attend Gabriela Hassil's event

Workshop with Erin MacGregor-Forbes at Easton's apiary

March 7, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Saturday workshop: "first"/basic hive set up explaining sizes - deep vs medium, 8 or 10 frame vs…See More

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