Brevard Backyard Beekeepers, Inc.

Brevard Backyard Beekeepers

Next meeting: Wednesday July 3, 2024@ 6:15 pm.

For your information Thursday Aug 1 is the next General Membership meeting date.

Next Day in the Bee Yard: Saturday, July 6 at 10 am, weather dependent. Check out our Facebook and Instagram for cancellation notices.

For your information August Day in the Bee Yard is TBD.

Where: UF/IFAS Cocoa Extension Office, 2695 Lake Dr., Cocoa, Florida 32926

Please visit our page: BBBK National Honey Bee Day 2024

Congratulations to club member Denys Voytenko for winning the May Photo of the Month contest with his entry “Viera Hospital Saves the Bees Too” photo. Get your pictures for June, 2024 to susan.gotwals@gmail.com.

Congratulations to the 24-25 Leadership Team installed at the May Annual Meeting:

President: Joe Cardali

Vice-President: Todd Snyder

Secretary: Matt Thompson

Treasurer: Carla Matthews

Merchandise Manager: Jeremy Rugar

Our Mission Statement

Brevard Backyard Beekeepers Inc. is a 501(c) (7) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and foster the science-based, sustainable, best management practices for beekeeping; and to protect and conserve the future of the honeybee population. 

We provide a venue to collaborate, educate and support participating beekeepers and facilitate the sharing of scientific knowledge by advocating best practices in the management of honeybees.  We provide public education about the importance of honeybees by sharing knowledge about how to protect and conserve the natural environment for the health and welfare of local honeybee populations.

Brevard Backyard Beekeepers Inc. is not authorized to remove or eradicate bees for a private property owner. However, FDACS maintains a list of Registered Beekeepers and Certified Pest Control Operators who perform bee removal and/or eradication services. Here is a link. https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/71121/file/HoneyBeeREList%202023_Q3.xlsx

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