ABF – American Bee Federation
IBRA – International Bee Research Association publisher of The Journal of Apicultural Research
Honey bee Related Internet Forums and Mailing Lists
Facebook Honey bee Groups
Bee and Queen Vendors I have used
Please Note – Not all bee vendors have web pages or otherwise advertise on the Internet!
Gold Star Honeybees (Christy Hemenway)
New Moon Apiary (Karen Kimball) Karen is a Master Beekeeper (U Montana)
Overland Apiaries (Erin Forbes) Erin is a Master Beekeeper (EAS) and Chair of EAS
Spicer Bees (David Spicer) Dave is VP of the MSBA.
Equipment Vendors I have used
Bee Thinking (Top Bar & Warre’ Hives)
Just Bee Cause Facebook
Kelley Beekeeping formerly the Walter T. Kelley Bee Co.
Individual’s Websites Worth a Look
Rusty Burlew Rusty is a Master Beekeeper (U Montana)
Michael Bush Michael is an author and natural beekeeping guru.
Randy Oliver Randy is a citizen-scientist par excellence
Federal Government Research
USDA ARS (Agricultural Research Service) Tucson, Arizona – Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
State Government Research
Honey bee Health
Pollinator Protection / Habitat
(all on Facebook and all in Maine)
Master Beekeeping Programs
Lots of places (like Amazon & Bee Equipment suppliers) sell books. These are special.
Northern Bee Books (UK)
Wicwas Press (Dr. Lawrence J. Connor)
Old bee book collection – The Hive and the Honey bee Collection Cornell University
Woodlawn Museum (There are bees here, but they are not a part of the museum.)
MAAREC – Mid Atlantic Apiculture & Extension Consortium
Northeast SARE – Northeast Sustainable Apiculture Research & Education
Plants/Gardening/Other interesting Stuff
Teaching Kids about the importance of Honey bees (thanks to Jennifer in Colorado for this!)
(links last verified 7/9/2016)