LCBA is a registered Washington State nonprofit group
of hobbyist & commercial beekeepers
serving Lewis County, Washington,
and parts of Thurston/Cowlitz Counties.
* To help members start & sustain bee colonies, sharing expertise through meetings, classes, workshops, & our mentor program;
* To serve county residents by removing unwanted colonies & swarms at no cost, saving bees for new beekeepers;
* To preserve the honey bee by sharing up-to-date information about identifying & controlling bee diseases & keeping bee-friendly gardens;
* To teach harvesting honey for families, friends, & as a potential income source.
Please see the menu bar, above, for pages on Upcoming Events, Monthly Meetings, Mentors, Newsletters, Swarm & Colony Removals, Bees in the News, Honey Topics, Join Us (Membership!) & more.
Click on "Resources/Links,” above, to find information on getting bees tested at WSU's APIS lab, registering hives in the State of Washington, over-wintering, and more, as well as links to these additional topics: