Carpenter Bees

Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association is a club for honey bee keepers. There’s really no such thing as “keeping” or “moving” carpenter bees, but here is some basic information if you’re concerned…

Carpenter Bees
macayran @ Pixabay, carpenter bee on pink flower
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Bee Kills – Reporting

How to Report Bee Kills The experience of finding your bees dead in piles is devastating. One tempting response is to withdraw from a hobby that causes such a painful…

Bee Kills – Reporting
rostichep @ Pixabay, dead bee on back on wood
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Trees for Bees – Vendors

Here’s a good list of places where the recommended trees and shrubs are available for purchase. Contact us here if you have additions to this list. What trees are good for…

Trees for Bees – Vendors
Bee on flowering tree
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Online Meetings

MABA is supporting the “Stay at Home Beekeeping Series: Distance Learning for Beekeeping Clubs” initiative created by the apiculture research/extension programs at various SEC Universities including Alabama Extension, Auburn University,…

Online Meetings
Buntysmum @ Pixabay, three honey bees on blackberry blossoms
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Trees for Bees

Most people know that bees need nectar from flowers to survive. But what kind of flowers? A small leafy plant that flowers is called a forb, and that’s what most…

Trees for Bees
Plant a Tree; Save the Bees
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Links & Resources

Beekeeping Michael Bush Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium UGA Honey Bee Program (includes Young Harris Beekeeper Institute and Master Beekeeper Program) BeeSource Forum BeeMaster Forum Backyard Beekeeping(PDF), Alabama Cooperative Extension,…

Links & Resources
kie-ker @ Pixabay, silk bee (colletes) on small yellow flowers
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