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 online community of over 400 members to exchange knowledge and experience.

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
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  • 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
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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 Beekeeper 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

April In-Hive Demonstration

April 14, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
U of M Demo Hives · 1634 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN

Please NOTE: There will be NO HIVE DEMONSTRATIONS until further notice.   In an effort to provide timely information and educational resources to all of our MHBA members Gary Reuter…

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April Member Meeting

April 14, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2017 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

We are sorry to announce that it is necessary to postpone our April 14th screening of “The Pollinators”. We look forward to rescheduling this event on a future date to…

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Weekly Webinar: Package hiving and management

April 14, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In an effort to provide timely information and educational resources to all of our MHBA members Gary Reuter has generously offered to host weekly webinar meetings via Zoom. You are…

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Weekly Webinar: Wintered colony management – reversals

April 21, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In an effort to provide timely information and educational resources to all of our MHBA members Gary Reuter has generously offered to host weekly webinar meetings via Zoom. You are…

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Weekly Webinar: Varroa mites, Management of packages and wintered colonies

April 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In an effort to provide timely information and educational resources to all of our MHBA members Gary Reuter has generously offered to host weekly webinar meetings via Zoom. You are…

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Weekly Webinar: Making Divides

May 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In an effort to provide timely information and educational resources to all of our MHBA members Gary Reuter has generously offered to host weekly webinar meetings via Zoom. You are…

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