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Welcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association

About Us

ILLINOIS VALLEY BEEKEEPING CLUB

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is a support group for people interested in getting started keeping bees.


Next meeting is Friday  August 9th, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00PM


1689 N. 31st Road, Ottawa, IL 61350

(Across from Farm & Fleet)


Lower Level of Ottawa Extension 

Office


There will not be a July Meeting we are having a super fantastic Picnic

at Meyer Bee Farms on July 13th, 2019


 

WHERE:  MEYERS BEE FARM

                 2021 Holt Road

                 Minooka, IL 60447

                       815-521-9116 

(North of I-80 off Ridge Road - West of Ridge Road)



BEE THERE OR BEE SQUARE! 

Contact Us

Thank You

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We would like to Thank everyone who came to the June meeting!  We would like to thank those who bring the yummy treats to the meetings also!


June Meeting we talked how to raise Queens by 

How To Conduct a Mite Roll 

There will be no July Meeting it will be a 

July Bee Picnic - and is set for July 13th, 2019

see the events page!

LOCAL BEEKEEPER MENTORS

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SUPPORT GROUP FOR BEGINNER BEEKEEPERS OR HELP GETTING STARTED!


We have monthly meetings to help the beginner or anyone who has questions.   


We welcome anyone who would like to come and talk at any of our meetings.  We are always looking for speakers about beekeeping, observation hives, wax making, honey extracting, pretty much anything bees!


Total membership Fees this year will be $20.00 - $10.00 for the IVBA Club and $10.00 to Join the ISBA Club.  The new year started in January.


We are rejoining the ISBA this will give us more information on what is happening down state and they have a lot of good information about new things with bees.