Some of the topics of this month's Apis Newsletter include: Self-Medication in Animals Much More Widespread Than Believed; Phillip Craft as Apivar's U.S. Technical Advisor; Biosafety Data as Confidential Business Information; Almonds measure honey bee health; Honey bees make poor substitutes for wild pollinators; The long and short of honey bee tongues; Honey bee robots coming to agriculture?
“When California was wild, it was one sweet bee garden throughout its entire length,
north and south, and all the way across from the snowy Sierra to the ocean.”
~John Muir, “The Bee Pastures”
Welcome to the Los Angeles County Beekeepers Association, founded in 1873, to foster the interest of bee culture and beekeeping within Los Angeles County. Our primary purpose is the care and welfare of the honeybee. Our group membership is composed of commercial and small scale beekeepers, bee hobbyists, and bee enthusiasts. So whether you came upon our site by design or just 'happened' to find us - we're glad you're here! Our club and this website are dedicated to educating our members and the general public. We support honeybee research, and adhering to best management practices for the keeping of bees.