The Alameda County Beekeepers Association

In-person meetings are back!

In-person meetings are back!

Join us at 7:30 PM Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at the San Leandro Marina Community Center for an in-person meeting! Everyone is welcome — members and non-members alike.

The speaker will be longtime ACBA member Jerry Przybylski, describing how the Swarm Hotline works, along with tips for successful swarm catching.

The address is 15301 Wicks Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577. You can add this event to your calendar if your device supports it.

Get Help with a Honey Bee Swarm in the Bay Area

To report Honey Bee swarms, call
(510) 898-6696.

One of our volunteers will take information and arrange for timely, safe, free relocation.

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"Get Help with a Honey Bee Swarm in the Bay Area"

Become an ACBA Member

The ACBA membership includes commercial and hobbyist beekeepers, and those who just have an interest from around the county — a network of people and resources as comprehensive as the club’s history of more than 100 years.

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"Become an ACBA Member"


To donate to the Alameda County Beekeepers Association, click here.

Donations may also be sent by check — contact the club treasurer to get to get the current postal address.

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American Foulbrood

AFB is an infectious brood disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Paenibacillus larvae. The bacteria is present in larvae, wax, honey, and propolis. Know the signs and get help.

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"American Foulbrood"

The Alameda County Beekeepers Association, established in 1916, provides education, support and resources for beekeepers and the public.

  • Speakers on honeybee biology, behavior and husbandry
  • Honeybee swarm removal
  • Hands-on classes and workshops
  • Presentations to schools and organizations
  • Educational booth at the Alameda County Fair

ACBA meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the second Tuesday of each month at the San Leandro Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577. Everyone is welcome — members and non-members alike.

In addition, special guest speaker presentations are often held via Zoom on the third Tuesday of the month; check the speaker schedule for details.

If there’s a swarm of bees in your yard, call 510-898-6696 to be connected with a local beekeeper who will safely relocate them.  Colonies in structures relocated too.  You can also find more information on our Get Help With a Swarm page.