Bees (Environment)

DC is abuzz with beekeeping organizations! Whether you’re seeking general information about bees, pollination, and the environment or are interested in trainings to become a beekeeper yourself, you’ll want to check out the organizations below as great resources on bees in the DC metro area.

Azure B. LLC

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We offer dedicated, professional beekeeping services & equipment, compact composting systems and a Fruit Share program around the DC Metro area & southern Maryland.

Azure B. LLC

Azure B. LLC - Specific Information on Bees

Bee Informed Partnership

The Bee Informed Partnership is dedicated to working with beekeepers to better understand which management practices work best. We gather survey data from thousands of beekeepers every season to understand how different management practices affect honey bee health, and we report our findings back to the industry.

Bee Informed Partnership

Capital Bee Care LLC

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Capitol Bee CARE is a multifaceted enterprise dedicated to honeybee research, colony establishment and management, and consulting on the care, management, propagation of honeybees.

Capital Bee Care LLC

DC Beekeeper Alliance

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This is a community and resource site for beekeepers (and wanna-bees) in Washington, DC.

DC Beekeeper Alliance

DC Honey Bees

Raising and propagating urban honeybee colonies in Washington, DC and getting more local residents involved.

DC Honeybees Blog

A Beekeeper’s Journal of Urban Beekeeping in Washington, DC.

DC Honeybees Blog

DPR Urban Garden Division

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DC Parks and Rec (DPR) Urban Garden Division works with communities across the District to establish urban Ag projects (currently 31 community gardens and 5 non profit production farms) and urban ag support systems such as a urban garden education program offering over a 100 free classes, a citywide critter proof community compost cooperative iniitiative, a garden toolshare, a greenhouse coop, tree planting intiatives and an urban bee program.

DPR Urban Garden Division

DPR Urban Garden Division - Specific Information on Bees

Eco Honeybees

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Serving the DC Metro area, suburban Northern Virginia and Maryland, Eco Honeybees sells and installs beehives as well as provides beekeeping and hive maintenance services.

Eco Honeybees

Honey Bee Conservancy Sponsor-A-Hive Program

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The Sponsor-A-Hive program will bestow as many as ten material grants in the form of honey or solitary bees, their homes, bee keeping equipment and information on how to care for the bees. Bees are strategically placed in locations where they can bolster bee populations, advance science and environmental education and pollinate locally grown food.

Honey Bee Conservancy Sponsor-A-Hive Program

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