Support CABA! You can help save the bees! Donations are welcome -- join or make a donation to support efforts of Charleston Area Beekeepers Association (CABA). The fee for annual membership dues Jan-Dec to join Charleston Area Beekeepers Association (CABA) is $35 and a check payable to "CABA" can be mailed with membership form to CABA Membership at PO Box 1982, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. Ten dollars or approximately 1/3 of each CABA membership is allocated to South Carolina Beekeepers Association (SCBA), our State organization, which conducts research as well as provides educational support for local organizations. (Membership information is made available only for access by CABA members and on our CABA members-only email list -- we do not sell or share your contact information.)
SCBA funds are used in a variety of ways to support bees and to teach best practices to beekeepers. The association hosts two annual conferences where bee lovers and beekeepers can attend various educational classes and presentations by experts such as top researchers from USDA bee labs. Funds are allocated to underwrite research projects through a cooperative with Clemson University located in Clemson, South Carolina. Visit the Apiculture site to learn more about the honey bee / apiculture program.