Gulf Coast Beekeepers Assoc Member Benefits
Monthly Educational Meetings
One of the best Gulf Coast Beekeepers Assoc member benefits are the educational meetings, where we discuss best management practices, what should be going on in your hive each month, special topics, Q&A along with what’s blooming and how to identify. Plus networking opportunities with fellow beekeepers who geek speak bees.
Charlotte County | Port Charlotte, FL
- 3rd Tuesday each month at 6:30pm
- UF/IFAS Charlotte County Extension, 25550 Harborview Rd, Pt Charlotte, FL
Collier County | Naples, FL
- 2nd Monday each month at 7:00pm
- UF/IFAS Collier County Extension, 14700 Immokalee Rd, Naples, FL
DeSoto County | Coming Soon
Virtual Member | Online
Outside of the Meeting areas? Seasonal Resident? Busy schedule? ……and want to learn about Florida Beekeeping?
- Virtual Meetings on Zoom every 2 weeks on Tues 7pm
- Access to the Private FB Mentoring Page
Public Facebook Page
- Educational articles and bee-related postings of public interest
- Postings of UF’s Bee Lab Research and Events
- Postings of FSBA Events
- LIKE our Page at https://www.facebook.com/gulfcoastbees
Closed Facebook Group for Support and Mentoring
- Personalized mentoring to assist / troubleshoot any issues that arise at your hives in between meetings, so you are never left alone when you need help.
- Interesting articles and materials from the meetings posted
- Networking with other local beekeepers in a safe space
- Invite below in Members Only Area
Annual Holiday Party
Congrats to our Hive Giveaway Winners!
2019 Winners: Charlotte County: Brophy family | Collier County: Johnson family
2018 Winners: Charlotte County: Stacey family | Collier County: Goodacre family
2017 Winners: Charlotte County: Francis family | Collier County: Hoffman family
For GCBA Members Only