Portland Urban Beekeepers is a non-profit organization of beekeepers that provides community, advocacy and education for those interested in raising honey bees and supporting their presence in the environment.
PUB is an official chapter of the Oregon State Beekeepers Association.
Monthly meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Meeting dates and times can be found on the PUB Calendar. Our next meeting will be Wed, June 3, 2015 at Alberta Abbey, located at:
Our meetings are open to members and non-members alike. We invite everyone to join our club and help us support the bees and beekeepers of the Portland area.
Meetings usually include: Pollen and nectar report, announcements and reports on local events or activities, Q&A sessions, and guest speakers on bee related topics such as: swarms, new beekeepers, disease prevention methods (including natural prevention), general health of bees, types of hives, and preparing the colony for different seasons.
Individual – $25 / Family – $40
Membership includes but is not limited to:
- Use of group purchased equipment
- Swarm list registration
- Participation in group meeting raffles
- Reduced cost access to disease diagnosis for personal bee colonies
- Special group activities, events
- Access to club library
- Being a member of a great community of beekeepers in the Portland area