Calgary and District Beekeepers Association
Welcome! We are a non-profit organization promoting and encouraging good beekeeping practices in southern Alberta and Calgary in particular. We host both formal meetings with an information presentations, the less formal “Bees & Beers” at the Forest Lawn Legion, and seasonal events such as our summer Bar-Bee-Q.
We organize group/club buys of packages, bee supplies and inform you of upcoming courses, seminars and other special events.
Whether you are a long-time beekeeper or find yourself bee-less in Calgary, you are welcome to join our club and attend our events — see Membership Signup.
This website includes practical beekeeping advice for all seasons, with details about swarm management, bee disease and treatment options, feeding, and overwintering.
Members can participate in the discussions on our Newsgroup.
You are welcome to visit us on Facebook
An evening with Ian Steppler
Monday February 25, 2019, 7-9pm
Membership Signup for 2019
Our new online form is ready for sign up and renewal of your annual CDBA membership.
Your membership helps to pay for our regular meetings, some free courses, website, and other other club activities throughout the year.
Potluck and Honey Competition
Sunday, January 27, 4:30–7:30 pm
- Doors open 4:30 p.m.
- Competition cutoff 5:00 p.m.
- Potluck supper 5:30 p.m.
- Ron Miksha speaks
- 12 ribbons to be won and door prizes
Westgate Community Centre
2019 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) workshop
February 5–6, 2019 in Leduc
Alberta Beekeepers Commission
The 2018 Integrated Beekeeping Management System: Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Workshop addresses current honey bee health and management issues.
Executive Royal Hotel & Conference Centre Leduc
8450 Sparrow Dr, Leduc, AB
Beginner’s Beekeeping Course
- Saturday & Sunday, March 2 & 3, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, both days
- Registration Fee: $250.00 (must be a member)
Bee Packages 2019
Calgary and District Beekeepers Association will again have Packages available in 2019.
- Price $219 per package, (1 kg bees and 1 queen)
- We expect delivery in late April 2019.
- Only members in good standing are eligible for purchase.
- Stay tuned for more information on how to order.