Got bees? Interested in bees? Or just stumble across us?
Join us at Whitehouse United Methodist Church, 405 W Main, in Whitehouse, TX (map link)
the first Thursday of each month, 6:45-8:45 pm.
The public is always invited to join us and learn about honeybees and their importance
in our world. We offer the opportunity to meet beekeepers of all ages, hear knowledge
guest speakers, and join in family friendly activities. Snacks are served at each
ETBA offers a variety of educational and mentoring opportunities.
What is the East Texas Beekeepers Association, Inc.?
It is an organization of beekeepers (mostly hobbyist) from the East Texas area.
What does the ETBA do?
1) Publishes a helpful and informative monthly newsletter
2) Provides an opportunity to hear presentations by leading individuals in beekeeping
and related areas each month
3) Provides access to an extensive and up-to-date video library
4) Provides hands on experience in workshops and classes taught by experienced beekeepers
5) Provides the opportunity for one-on-one discussions with any of our veteran beekeepers
(many of which are willing to mentor less experienced beekeepers on their own time)
6) Provides access to the latest scientific and political data effecting bees and
7) Maintains a website containing information important to the beekeeper
8) Sponsors educational programs such as the large scale observation hives at Texas
Eastman Nature Preserve, Stephen F. Austin State University, The Science Discovery
Place in Tyler and the Texas Freshwater Fish Hatcheries in Athens, TX. Many members
serve personally by presenting educational talks to classrooms at East Texas and
9) Participates in educational events such as the Agricultural education program
at the East Texas State Fair.
10) Offers fun, food and fellowship at each of our monthly meetings.