Contact us


WPBeeKeepers SwarmCatchersToolbarButton
WPBeeKeepers ClassesToolbarButton


WestPlainsBeekeepersAssociation FullScreenHoneyBee

Mission Statement

To promote effective beekeeping practices through education of members and the general public.


Web Links


WPBeeKeepers LikeUsOnFacebook

1/18/19 - Bob Arnold:  European Foulbrood in Eastern Washinton
2/15 - Kay Heinrich:  Washington State Prison Sustainability Project - Beekeeping
3/15 - Shari Thompson:  They're Wasps, Not Bees
4/19 - Margo Buckles and Mary Brodahl, Bees' Eyes: What Do They See?
5/17 - "Effects of Nutrition on Honey Bee Gut Microbiome, Disease Occurrence, and Hive Growth" - Results from Summer 2018, by Shelby Fettig
6/21 - June:  Do You Have a Question About Your Bees?  Bring hem in. (Open forum)
7/19 - Bill Watts - Mite Abatement (will be held at the apiary)
8/16 - Picnic at the home of Margo Buckles and Kevin Oldenburg
9/20 - Preparing for winter
10/18 - Kay Heinrich, Airway Heights Correction Center's Beekeeping Program for Inmates

Membership Benefits:

  • 5% off purchases at Miller's Homestead with current membership card
  • Discount available on selected items at BeeManiacs in-store only with current membership card
  • Free enrollment for special classes
  • Eligible for Swarmcatchers List
  • Contact us for more information!


With Membership to the WPBA you receive the benefits to the left. Dues are $20 per year per family and are payable in January of each year. Please use the PayPal button below:

Member's Full Name
Member's Phone Number


The West Plains Beekepeers Association is a 501C3 corporation and donations are tax deductable.  Funds are used to support our educational outreach activities as well as honeybee research and are a way for anyone, beekeeper or not,  to help honeybees and pollinators in an increasingly difficult environment.