Western Colorado Beekeepers Association
Western Colorado Beekeepers Association would like to welcome you to our Website.
Here we share the joys and frustrations of raising Honeybees in the numerous micro-climates of Western Colorado. The Club is made up of local Beekeepers who want to share and expand their beekeeping knowledge.
REPORT A SWARM OF HONEYBEES: SWARM HOTLINE: (970) 812-0080
WE ONLY DEAL WITH HONEY BEES. WE DO NOT DEAL WITH WASPS, HORNETS, OR OTHER BEES.
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Did you know . . . the "Colorado herd of Honeybees" is one of the largest herds in North America
after the bees are moved back to their home ranges on the Western Slope and the Front Range
Activities Around the Valley
Swarms from around the Valley
If you are interested in capturing swarms, please consider joining our club. Being on the swarm list is just one of the member perks.
Click the About Us & Membership tap to find out more.
Collecting a swarm
Installing a package of bees
A frame of capped honey
Langstroth hives on a hive stand
A reduced entrance (it's easier for the bees to guard the smaller space)
A frame with a lot of wet honey
A marked queen on a frame
Unassembled hive bodies
Recently assembled inner covers
Bearding bees on a Long Lang entrance during a warm summer evening
Marking a queen