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Welcome to Metro Beekeepers Association

Our mission:

Share good methods of beekeeping and honey production.

Attract and train future beekeepers

Share the importance of bees to plants and the environment.

Promote beekeeping.

Membership is open to the public and consists primarily of amateur beekeepers.


General Member meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month.

6:30 pm to 8:15 pm.

Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb St, Ft Worth, 76104. (map below)

We meet in person, but if you prefer to join online, click this link: https://meet.google.com/hnb-sres-muk
To join by phone (no video), dial 414-909-4410 and enter this PIN: 349 204 701#

During the break, we'll have snacks & get to know each other better, & have door prizes.

Thank you to those who bring door prize items & snacks to share!!

If you bring a snack or food to share, then you get an extra ticket for the door prize.
If you donate an item for a door prize, you get TWO extra tickets!
Everyone gets one ticket for attending.
Pick up your tickets at the table when you enter.

Details are below and on our Facebook and Events pages.

Our Speaker on September 12, 2022:

Laura Miller

Laura will speak about plants that grow in our area which are bee-friendly, & plants that can be harmful to bees.

Laura is the Texas A&M AgriLife Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent for Tarrant County.
Through the application of science-based knowledge, she provides continuing education and problem-solving services to anyone who is trying to make some money in horticulture from green industry professionals to fruit, vegetable, and ornamental plant growers.
Prior to taking on her present position in March 2008, she was a University of Florida/IFAS Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent for seven years.
A sixth generation Texan, she is a graduate of Eagle Pass High School who earned a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and a Master of Education in Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University in College Station.
She is an ISA Certified Arborist, Texas Certified Nursery Professional and serves on the boards of Region V of the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, the Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council, and the International Plant Propagator's Society-Southern Region of North America as a delegate to the International Board.

We'll also have our regular overview of what to do this month in the hive.

Become a MBA Member/Renew your Membership/Class Enrollment

Whether your becoming a new member, or just renewing your membership, we have some sweet options.

Your Online Shopping can help Metro Beekeepers Association (MBA).

Amazon Smile is a philanthropic arm of amazon.com. One-half percent of the purchase price of every purchase made through Amazon Smile goes to support our Youth Scholarship Program. The prices on Amazon Smile are the same price as is on amazon.com. So the next time you shop online, go to smile.amazon.com and select Metro Beekeepers Association as your choice of designated beneficiary.

Announcements:

Bee Removal Permit - please make sure to submit your Bee Removal Permits if you have not done so for this year.  If we do not have your permit copy please send one to us or bring a copy to the meeting so that  our website and files can be current.

Consider joining the Beginner Beekeeping class for 2022.

The 11 class program is January-November on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 5:30p to 6:20p at Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb St, Ft Worth, 76104. Class is $125 plus $20 to join MBA. A text book is included.

Learn about hive types, equipment, protective clothing, obtaining & installing bees, inspecting, diagnosing & solving problems, harvesting & sales, benefits of bees & beekeeping, & AG exemptions. There will also be field trip opportunities.

Join the class by showing up, or using the links above to pay online, or mail payment to Metro Beekeepers, PO Box 79105, Fort Worth, TX, 76179-0105

If you have questions, contact us at this link.