Colonial Beekeepers Association (Peninsula and Middle Peninsula - Hampton to Middlesex)

Beekeepers of the Albemarle (Elizabeth City, North Carolina)

Beekeepers Guild of the Eastern Shore (Eastern Shore of Virginia)



Apiculture at Virginia Tech

Virginia State Beekeepers Association (VSBA)

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS)

Virginia Pollinator

VDACS Study of the Plight of Virginia's Beekeepers

Two-Year Report on the Progress Toward the Recommendations of the Study of the Plight of Virginia's Beekeepers

Virginia Bee Law



Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium (MAAREC)

Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS)

Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS)

North Carolina State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA)

Maryland State Beekeepers Association (MSBA)


The National Honey Board

American Beekeeping Federation


Apimondia - International Federation of Beekeepers' Associations

International Bee Research Association

Heifer International

U.S. Honeybee Research Labs:

Carl Hayden Bee Research Center, Tucson, Arizona

Beltsville Bee Lab, Beltsville, Maryland

Honey Bee Breeding Lab, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Beekeeping Periodicals:

Bee Culture

American Bee Journal

BeeCraft America  - The electronic beekeeping journal

The Speedy Bee

Information & Reference:

Homeowners Guide to Backyard Beekeeping

Apiculture Program at North Carolina State University

Apiservices - Articles, Theses, Reports


Beekeeping Tips from Mississippi State University

Beekeeper's Reference


Honey Bee Health Coalition

The Internet Beekeeping & Apiculture Archive

UC Davis - Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility

Educational Sites:

Ten Ways to Help Honey Bees

Africanized Bees and Bee Behavior

USDA Africanized Honeybee pages

Map of Spread of Africanized Honey Bees by year

PBS Nature - Silence of the Bees

The Honey Files - Teacher's Guide and Video

The Pollination Page

Free-Bees: Educational Beekeeping Posters

Apitherapy (Bee Sting Therapy):

The American Apitherapy Society

Apitherapy.com (Romania)


Bee Stings:

Anaphylactic Shock - Reaction to Bee Stings

Anaphylaxis Symptoms & Treatment

Beekeeping History:

Beekeeping History

Beekeeping in the U.S.

Ancient Beekeeping

Egyptian Beekeeping

War & Bees - Military Applications of Apiculture