Please check our Events page for meeting dates/times.
Meeting Location:
City of Jacksonville
University of Florida IFAS Extension Office
1010 N. McDuff Ave
Jacksonville, Fl 32254


Monthly Mentoring  


February 5, 2022

10:00 AM

COVID-19 Social Distancing

2689 W 1st St

Jacksonville, FL 32254



Join Michael Leach from JBA as he helps mentor anyone wanting to learn more about honey bees & beekeeping.


Please check back here 18 hours prior to scheduled mentoring day to confirm the class hasn't been canceled or rescheduled due to weather or other unforeseen events. 


From the Duval extension office where our monthly meetings are held, head North to W. 1st. Take a LEFT on W. 1st and go about 1/2 mile and you will see a large red shed, that is where we hold our mentoring classes. 


For Street Directions 

All Florida Beekeepers must register with the State of Florida


Jacksonville Beekeeper's Association

Short Course

No monthly Meeting in January

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Beekeepers Association click on the


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Beekeepers click on the  "About" tab.







Beekeeping Short Course provides information for all levels of beekeeping. Join us as our local beekeepers share knowledge and guidance.

If you are interested in learning about beekeeping, This class is for you. Participants will gain an understanding of honeybee biology, equipment needed and processes involved in keeping honey bees.

The class will be held in person on January 22, 2022 from 8:30 am till 3:30 pm at the Duval County Extension Office located at 1010 N,. McDuff Avenue North in Jacksonville Florida.

Face coverings are expected for all participants. Individuals at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 (including older adults and vulnerable people of all ages with certain underlying medical conditions) should avoid in-person events and gatherings at this time.