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  


JANUARY 9, 2021

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. 


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Beekeepers Association click on the


membership application complete the


form mail it or bring it to a meeting.


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Beekeepers click on the  "About Us Tab".

All Florida Beekeepers must register with the State of Florida

Beekeeping Short Course

January 16, 2021

8:30AM - 3:30PM 







Learn about what it takes to become a beekeeper by attending the Jacksonville Beekeepers Association 2021 Beginner Beekeeper’s Short Course. 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 16th 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 required 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.

 For questions contact:  

Rob Horsburgh,

District 6 Inspector

(352) 258-1579 Cell