Welcome to the NORTHERN VIRGINIA Beekeepers Association
We are a nonprofit association dedicated to
public education and support of beekeeping in the Northern Virginia area.
Our activities include:
Public outreach and education programs
Beginning Beekeeping courses
Mentoring of new beekeepers
Monthly meetings with guest speakers and local experts
Come Join Us!
Bees in the news
Limited Beekeeper Liability Bill in Va Signed by Governor
EPA finds major pesticide toxic to bees
EPA has approved Oxalic acid for use in beehives to control varroa mites
Next NVBA Meeting
Aug 30th - note the date not our usual 4th Tuesday of the month!!
The Winter Cluster - Brenda Kiesling
Hands on Activity – 6:30pm
feeding your hives - recipes and different methods
Meeting – 7:00pm
Location: Mason District Government Center
6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
20 August 10 am – noon
National Honey Bee Day
Honey selling opportunity for NVBA members!!
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312
Where would we be without the honeybee? Celebrate this wondrous insect with free activities and paid crafts for kids and adults. Meet a beekeeper, see inside a beehive, learn a bee dance, do a bee scavenger hunt, learn how bees are important to our food supply, get tips on growing a pollinator garden and purchase a pollinator starter garden.