We are extremely fortunate in this area to have access to a number of excellent clubs and resources. Many of our members are members of these organizations as well.
Clubs in the Northern Virginia Area:
- NVBA (Northern Virgnia Beekeepers Association) is a much larger group that meets in the Annandale area on the fourth Thursday each month : http://novabees.org/
- Prince William Regional Beekeepers meet in Manassas : http://pwrbeekeepers.com/
- Loudon County Beekeepers is a large active organization that usually meets on the first Monday or Tuesday each month : http://www.loudounbee.org/
Larger Regional Organizations:
- EAS (Eastern Apiculture Society) supports education and research and has an excellent annual, multi-day meeting. EAS also developed and manages an excellent Master Beekeeper Program: www.easternapiculture.org
- VSBA (Virginia State Beekeepers Association) meets twice a year and supports beekeeping in Virginia. They also have a Master Beekeeper Program that contains three tiers - Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master: www.virginiabeekeepers.org