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Welcome Beekeepers!

Our next meeting will be held
Friday, October 28, 7:30 pm
Madison County Farm Bureau
900  Hillsboro, Edwardsville

Honey Bee Swarm?

Call an SCBA member on the Swarm List 2016


Got a Favorite Recipe that Uses Honey?
Please send it to us – we’ll put it in the cookbook we’re writing to sell as a club fundraiser.  We’re looking for any type of recipe that uses honey, including baked goods, drinks, soaps and lotions, waxes, etc.  Send your recipe to

Spread the Good Word!
Want to spread the word about the St. Clair Beekeepers Association or about bees and pollinators?  We now have brochures available.  Just contact and we’ll get them to you.

Pollinator-Friendly Flower Seeds
We now have small packets of pollinator-friendly flower seeds available to give away to raise awareness of the plight of honey bees and other pollinators.  If you would like several packets to give away at events, presentations, markets, etc., contact

It’s time to register your hives.
It’s easy.  It’s free.  It’s required.  Click here for the registration form.  Learn about Illinois’ apiary program here or contact Inspector Eleanor Schumacher (510-285-7879).

Want to join the St. Clair County Beekeepers Association?  Dues are $20 per year.  Email Secretary/Treasurer Vickie Piel or call her at 618-978-4369.

Need a Mentor?  We can help – 2016 Mentor List.




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