Lewis County Beekeepers' Association is a
501(C)3 nonprofit corporation
of hobbyist & commercial beekeepers
serving Lewis County, Washington,
and parts of Thurston/Cowlitz Counties.
We are a volunteer-run organization
supported entirely by members' dues &
donations that keep our events & services
free & open to the public.
* 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.
See Home Menu Bar, above, for:
For more LCBA info & beekeeping resources, visit these main site pages:
Click on "Resources/Links,” above, to find information on:
* Getting bees tested for parasites & diseases at WSU's APIS lab
*Registering hives in the State of Washington
*Best practices for successful over-wintering
as well as links to these additional topics:
Would your organization like a speaker on bee - related topics?
Are you interested in taking a beginning beekeeping class? Click here to learn more. Our next apprentice course will start on Jan 30 2016 (click here for details); meanwhile, visit our Upcoming Events page for meetings & workshops.
LCBA is an associate member of the Washington State Beekeepers' Association.
LCBA also works with the Lewis County Extension Office of Washington State University to provide resources & information about honey bees to our community.
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Children are welcome at LCBA workshops & events. Above, LCBA members watching bees hatch out at a workshop in Winlock, April 2014. Photo by webmaster, Susanne Weil. Unless otherwise attributed, all photos on this site are by the webmaster; for permission to reproduce them, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.