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MHBA Outreach

Want to spread the good word about bees?

Add your name to our list of volunteer members who speak to various groups across the metro area

Whether you're a beekeeper, bee enthusiast or just curious, the MHBA has plenty to offer.

Our community seeks to encourage sound beekeeping practices in the Upper Midwest.

Learn more about us and our commitment to educate others about the practice of beekeeping and its benefits.

Join our group of over 400 members to exchange knowledge and experience. Not a member? Join our online community.

Want to become a beekeeper?
Beekeeper

Now is an excellent time to sign up for a class. Learn now and start beekeeping this spring.

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How you can help honey bees
Honey Bee on purple flower
  • Eliminate garden pesticides
  • Plant flowers that bees like
  • Provide bee habitat
  • Let garden vegetables flower
  • Support local beekeepers
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If you see a swarm of bees
swarm of bees on tree

Don’t panic. Call 651-436-7915. Swarming honey bees do not want to hurt you. They’re just on their way to a new home. If you think they are honey bees, we can help.

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Youth Beekeeping Scholarship
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The scholarship is an excellent way to introduce beekeeping to an interested young person between the ages of 12 and 17.

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Upcoming Events

Is Beekeeping For You?

July 18, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1780 7th St W
SAINT PAUL, MN 55116 United States

Successful Queen Rearing Short Course

July 19, 8:30 am - July 21, 10:30 am
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108

Pollinator Party

July 25, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1300 W 42nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55409 United States

Flowering Bee Lawn Day

July 31, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1320 29th Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN 55418 United States

Family Potluck Picnic

August 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1271 Underwood St
Falcon Heights, MN 55108

POLLI*NATION Festival

August 25, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1401 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States

In-Hive Demonstration

September 10, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN

September Member Meeting

September 10, 7:00 pm
St. Paul, MN 55108