About

Located in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, the Richmond Beekeepers Association welcomes both commercial and hobby beekeepers of all levels. The RBA, with over 100 members representing all Metro Vancouver municipalities, is the largest bee club/association in the lower mainland.

The Association provides beekeepers with the opportunity to network, share information and resources, build community and have fun. There are numerous club activities such as monthly meetings, mentoring and educational information, a bee breeding program, and equipment rentals.

Upcoming Events
  1. Bees and Beers Zoom call

    November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. RBA presentation from Phil LaFlamme and Julia Common: “How to Make your Apiary Self-Sustaining by Wintering Nucs”

    December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. RBA AGM

    January 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. RBA presentation – TBD

    January 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. RBA presentation – Dr. Tom Seeley “Bait Hives”

    February 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us!

Learn how to be become a member of the RBA.

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Got a swarm?

Swarming is an instinctive part of the annual life cycle of a honey bee colony.

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New Beekeepers start

There are more beekeeping learning opportunities in British Columbia

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Beekeeper's library

Find out about other associations and more beekeeping resources

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