American Beekeeping Federation
The national beekeeping organization home page with excellent resources and information.
National Honey Board
National organization dedicated to the promotion of honey and honey products.
Northwest District Beekeepers Association
Beekeepers information pages for the Snohomish, WA area.
Oregon State Beekeepers Association
This is the official website for the Oregon State Beekeepers Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the field of bees and beekeeping.
Puget Sound Beekeepers Association
Beekeepers information pages the Puget Sound area of WA.
Washington State Beekeepers Association
Official home page of the Washington State Beekeepers Association.
West Sound Beekeepers Association
West side of Puget Sound, Kitsap County, WA. Nicely designed and informative web site.
North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers’ Association
North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers’ Official Website. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Olympic Mountains of Washington State.
Washington State Beekeepers Associations (by County)
County map links to all the active Bee Associations in Washington State
Bee Keepers Web Links
Bee Keeping Publications
A I Root Bee Culture
Bee Culture Magazine.
Dadant and Sons Inc
American Bee Journal.
The Beekeeper’s Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginner’s to Advanced Beekeepers By Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile. Excellent text book.
Grandpa’s Hidden Gold Farm
A delightful early reading book about beekeeping–Grandpa’s Hidden Gold Farm. Sharyl Calhoun is a Reading Recovery teacher from Berne, Indiana.
Western Bee Supply
Good source for woodenware.
All things bee related.
Brushy Mountain Bee Supply
Dadant and Sons Inc
Mann Lake Ltd
Excellent quality “bee proof” beekeeping suits.
General Beekeeping Information
This is a good resource for beekeeping, news, alternative methods, forum, and comprehensive listing of package bee and queen suppliers.
Queen Breeding Information
Although the Glenn’s retired from commercially producing queen honeybees for sale their link remains a valuable informative site for queen breeding information.
Cornell University - Apiary Lab
Also working in conjunction with WSU, Professor Nick Calderone is the head of the Dyce Laboratory for Honeybee Research.
Honeybee Pests and Diseases
A reference guide with visual aids to identify pathogens harmful to honeybees. we do not neessarilly agree with suggested treatments, as we are a chemical free apiary, selecting and breeding mite and disease resistant queen bees.
USDA -- ARS Bee Research Laboratory- Diagnostic Se
Located in Beltsville, Maryland, this facility is engaged in disease research.
WSU Extension Offices
Ask an Expert is a great service for getting your beekeeping and gardening questions answered.
UCDavis Department of Entomology
University of Montana research site, includes Bee Cams.
Silence of the Bees
Watch this excellent entire October 2007 PBS Broadcast. To date the cause of CCD remains uncertain. Nosema; nutrition deficiency; Virus; overuse of pesticides are all named as possibilities…
eXtension is an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the smartest land-grant university minds across America.
Though honeybees and bumblebees are not directly linked their importance in pollination is of interest…good research for further information and current news.
A family pollinator project