Increase Your Knowledge
In Beekeeping

Williamsburg Area Beekeepers (WAB)
The purpose of this non-profit organization
shall be to engage in any activities which
will increase knowledge of and promote
apiculture in the Williamsburg/James City
County area of Virginia.

Join The WAB Club

Williamsburg Area Beekeepers (WAB)
Eager to learn about beekeeping?
You’ve landed at the right place and
only one click away. We have seasoned
beekeepers ready and willing to help
you get started. WAB is here to help
you enjoy the benefits of honeybees.

Support The WAB

Williamsburg Area Beekeepers (WAB)
Donate to the WAB cause and support
the local community. We are here to
spread the word about beekeeping
and to share our knowledge. All
donations and proceeds fund WAB
events, equipment purchase and training.

Today is the day to Become A Beekeeper

Even the smallest of donations can help change Our Community

Become a Member of the WAB Hive

Est. 2017

About Us

WAB Mission Statement

“Humans creating beelines of information,
education, and support for local
beekeepers and honeybee enthusiasts.”

We partner with the local community to
raise awareness and enlighten the
importance of honeybees.

Meet Our Team

WAB Board Members

Dedicated to providing our association the best training, resources, and opportunities.

Alexandra Muhly

Carol Ladouceur

Michael Garvin
Training Manager

Scott McCoy
Training Manager

Chelsea Bowers
Events Manager

Why We Matter

Organization Cause

All the buzz about beekeeping and ways you can get started.

Honeybee Education

We provide biannual beekeeping classes and tailored training to the local community. Check out our Calendar or contact us.

Community Outreach

We work closely with the local community to promote apiculture and education about honeybees.

Helpful Resources

View our resource page for information on all likes of beekeeping. We publish annual listing of Virgina Queen and Nuc Certificate Sellers.

WAB Monthly Meetings

Join us every second Thursday of the month:
6:30pm to 7:30pm at Coleman’s Nursery.
3000 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg VA 23185

Meetings are open to the public!

  • Local Beekeeping Updates
  • Mentorship & Questions
  • Resource Sharing
  • Member Engagement

Local Resources

Browse our list of local resources to help you become a more informed beekeeper. We believe in sharing our local knowledge, resources and experience. Want to know what equipment you will for a Beekeeper Starter Kit?

  • Ask A Mentor Q&A
  • View Local Pollinator Plants & Trees
  • Local Ordinance & Regulations
  • 500+ Books, Videos & Literature

WAB Swarm Team

Call, message, or join our local swarm team. We will safely remove swarms and ensure the honeybees have a welcomed place in our community.

  • Experienced Beekeepers & Learners
  • Noticed a Cluster of Honeybees?
  • Our Service is Free of Charge
  • Year-round Swarm Watch Team

Get Involved

Help Make A Difference Today

Become A WAB Member

We invite local honeybee enthusiasts to learn, appreciate, and join us. We have experienced beekeepers ready and willing to share the knowledge and mentor you.

Support The WAB Cause

Show your support for the precious pollinators. Find out why honeybees are essential to the health and prosperity of countless ecosystems.

Become A WAB Sponsor

We welcome local businesses, big or small, to partner with us. 100% of sponsor proceeds and donations go towards WAB community events and training.

3K +

Donations Raised

30 +

Active Members

2 +

Annual Training Classes

45 +

VSBA & Partner Connections

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