Roane County is a member of the West Central Beekeepers Association. The WCBA works to educate beekeepers in best practices and promote beekeeping in west central West Virginia. The WCBA meets the fourth Saturday of each month and alternates its meeting location between Roane and Calhoun counties. 2012 meeting dates are provided on the calendar link below along with links to other educational content. For more information about the West Central Beekeepers Association, contact Brandy Brabham at (304) 927-0975.
WCBA Calendar 2012
WV Beekeeper Associations
WVDA Application for Apiary Registration
A Year of Beekeeping
Beekeeping Internet Resources
Plants for Honeybees
Directions for Making a Hornet Trap
Members of the WCBA assemble fruit tree stock for distribution to local beekeepers. The WCBA recently expanded its mission to include increasing the availability of food sources for honeybees.