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Volunteering: NCBA is an all-volunteer organization.  Without the time and effort of our member-volunteers, there would be no NCBA or any of its programs.  Many hands make light work – please consider contributing to our success!  Visit our Outreach Activities page (click here) to see what’s going on.  When you see a NCBA activity you may enjoy joining in on, let us know – email

Next Meeting: September Meeting – Thursday, September 19th, 2013  6:30 – 8:30 PM – Program: Annual Honey Party & Harvest Celebration.  Venue: Loveland Centennial Park Pavilion,  West 1st St and Taft Ave, Loveland

Last Meeting:  Thursday, August 15, 2013 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Tim Brod, a Boulder-area beekeeper and owner of Highland Bees, spoke on queens.  We will also had a brief assembly demonstration and use discussion for the new 6-frame extractor at the end of the meeting.  Click here for Meeting Minutes.  Venue: Johnstown Community Center, 101 Charlotte Street, Johnstown, CO 80534

Future Meetings:  We schedule most meetings to occur on the third Thursday of the month from January through October.  A year-end holiday special public outreach event is scheduled for the first Friday of December, 5:30-9:00 P.M.   Click here for a list of currently scheduled meetings.

Past Meetings:  Click here for information about past meetings, including program handouts and meeting minutes where available.

About the NCBA:  Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association is oriented around service to the Front Range beekeeping community, and is governed by an Executive Committee as described in our Constitution and Bylaws.  Click here for more information.

Contact Information: Want to contact an officer or key volunteer?  Click here for contact information.

Membership Benefits:  NCBA membership has many regular benefits, including participation in the annual Woodenware and Bee Package orders; membership in the Colorado State Beekeepers Association; participation in the Swarm Hotline to be called for collecting swarms in your area; free use of Association honey extractors, and discounted American Bee Journal subscriptions. Click here for more information, or click here to bring up the Membership application.

NCBA Sponsored Community Programs:   NCBA Volunteers provide a variety of educational and public outreach programs each year, including the Beginning Beekeeping Class taught in January each year, grade school educational programs, and an outreach presence at a variety of fairs and shows.  The Swarm Hotline provides the public with a central point of contact to report swarms during the spring and summer.  We also sponsor a web-based forum and an email-based discussion list (list serv) as information resources open to all with an interest in beekeeping.  Click here for more information.