The Lincoln Land Bee Keepers Association meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. Start time 7 PM, except for June and August.
See the Summary of Events Page for information on the time and location of the June 9, 2013 meeting. An email concerning the June meeting has been sent to the membership.
The July meeting will be on July 11, 2013.
The LLBK meeting will be at the Sangamon County Farm Bureau Building. (2631 Beechler Court, Springfield, Il, 62703). See the Summary of Events page for map.
Membership dues: $15 yearly which includes membership in the Illinois State Beekeepers Association (ISBA). LLBK retains $5 of your membership dues and sends $10 to the ISBA.
Your membership in the LLBK and ISBA also entitles you to a discounted subscription rate for the American Bee Journal and Bee Culture magazines.
Please note: The membership fee ($15) is not prorated and is due in January of each year. The membership term in the LLBK is annual and runs from January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year.
The season when healthy and flourishing colonies get the urge to swarm. In our area, healthy and overcrowded colonies of honey bees will usually swarm in May and June.
If you are not a bee keeper and see a swarm of bees, click here to find out what to do.
The elected officers are non-compensated positions. In other words, none of the office positions are compensated (paid) for the duties of the office or time spent. The officers are elected at the December meeting of each year. They are however, re-reimbursed for approved expenses incurred.