The Jefferson County Beekeepers Association seeks to promote beekeeping through the education of its beekeepers about the honeybee and assist in the sale of honeybee products.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, the JCBA meeting scheduled for July has been cancelled.
Join us for our monthly meeting - every 3rd Thursday (except Dec.), 6:30 pm at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens! All are welcome and membership is not required to come
Did you find a swarm?! Need someone to remove it? Check out our list of JCBA members who would love to help!
We welcome anyone to attend our monthly meetings to learn more about beekeeping and meet local beekeepers! See below for our meeting schedule!
Do you need help removing a swarm?
Here's our list of people to contact!
Each year we offer a spring class for beginners to learn how to keep bees.
From equipment to bees, check out our classified ads here.
Looking for local honey? Our members have it—find out where to buy it here!
Here's a collection of helpful links to other Associations, State Agencies, Equipment Supplies, and informational websites.
We welcome all, young and old, who wish to learn more about beekeeping, to attend one of our monthly meetings at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Bring a friend, or meet new friends here! You don't need to be a member to come to our meetings and our meetings usually have between 40 and 120 beekeepers and aspiring beekeepers in attendance.
See our JCBA Beekeepers Facebook group!
Feel free to send us your thoughts via email here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month except December
2020 JCBA MEETING SCHEDULE:
April 16th- Cancelled
May 21st- Cancelled
June 18th- Cancelled
July 16th - Cancelled
November 19th - Club Banquet and Potluck
December - No Meeting
January 16th - Jim Tew
Audrey Sheridan - Small Hive Beetle Management: Is Trapping Our Best Option? Audrey comes to us from Mississippi State University and the bulk of her work has been dedicated to researching Small Hive Beetles and how bees and beekeepers interact with them.
March/April - Cancelled
Dr. Michael Steinkampf – President
Ben Johnson– Vice President
Rose McKinney – Secretary
Dan Puckett– Treasurer
2020 Board of Directors
Dr. Leland Hull
Dr. Jeff Stone
John DeBuys (past president)
Sallie Lee (Alabama Cooperative Extension Service representative)
Jefferson County Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 530123
Mountain Brook, AL 35253