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Welcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association

Welcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association

Welcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers AssociationWelcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers AssociationWelcome to Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association

About Us

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ILLINOIS VALLEY BEEKEEPING CLUB

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


Because of COVID 19 April Meeting has been canceled


Next meeting is Friday May 8th, 2020

7:00 PM to 9:00PM


1689 N. 31st Road, Ottawa, IL 61350

(Across from Farm & Fleet)


Lower Level of Ottawa Extension 

Office


Ordering Bees - they will still be here in April!




BEE THERE OR BEE SQUARE! 

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Thank You

We would like to Thank everyone who came to the Meeting and to the 

members that brought the yummy treats also!

It's time to renew your membership - 

The fees will remain the same - $10.00 for IVBA and $10.00 for the ISBA.


Due to the COVID 19 Virus the April Meeting has been canceled


We will raffle off a package of bees at the May Meeting instead

of the April Meeting.


Just a reminder that it is time to start thinking about purchasing

bees if you want to expand or replace a lost hive.

Bees will still be coming in - April Pickup you should

check with Meyer Bees and see the exact date.


All are welcome to come to the meetings adults and kids who are interested in

bees and/or becoming a beekeeper.


So Bee There Or Bee Square!

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LOCAL BEEKEEPER MENTORS

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.


The ISBA this will gives us more information on what is happening down state and they have a lot of good information about new things with bees.   They send out a quarterly news letter that is very informative.