Links and Resources

Important CDBA Documentation

CDBA Constitution By-Laws: CDBA Constitution and Bylaws_032617 in PDF

Illinois Department of Agriculture Bees and Apiaries Program

Main Site: http://www.agr.state.il.us/programs/bees/

Beekeeper Registration Form http://www.agr.state.il.us/programs/bees/beekeep.pdf

Illinois Bees & Apiary Act http://tinyurl.com/Illapiariesact

Illinois Bees and Apiary Rules http://www.agr.state.il.us/programs/bees/beerules.pdf

Illinois Department of Agriculture Bee Inspectors http://www.agr.state.il.us/programs/bees/inspectors.html

IDA Inspectors Regions http://www.agr.state.il.us/programs/bees/inspectmap.html

Illinois State Beekeeper’s Association http://www.ilsba.com (Note new address)

Determining the Latitude and Longitude of your hive based on an address
(Important when registering your apiary location)

http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/geocode

http://stevemorse.org/jcal/latlon.php

Other State Beekeeping Associations and Clubs:

Stateline Beekeepers Association http://statelinebee.com/bb/

Kankakee River Valley Beekeepers Association http://krvba.blogspot.com/

Northern Illionois Beekeepers Association http://nibainfo.org/ (Note new web address)

Central Eastern Illinois Beekeepers Association www.ceiba.us

Northwest Indiana Beekeepers Association Http://www.nwibeekeepers.com/

Will County Beekeeping Association http://willbees.org/

Lake County (IL) Beekeeping Association www.lakecountybeekeepers.org

National Organizations

American Beekeeping Federation http://www.abfnet.org/

National Honey Board www.honey.com

Heartland Apiculture Society http://www.heartlandbees.com/

Beekeeping Publications

American Bee Journal http://www.americanbeejournal.com/

Bee Culture http://www.beeculture.com/

Interesting Links

Cornell University E.F. Phillips beekeeping Collection http://bees.library.cornell.edu/b/bees/index.html

How to identify pollen sources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollen_source

Wickipedia on Beekeeping http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Beekeeping

2010 Illinois State Fair Competition Booklet (Honey info on Page 140 – 146) http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf/premium/general.pdf

University of Illinois Pollinatarium
http://www.life.illinois.edu/pollinatarium/

Illinois Bees http://illinoisbees.com

Langstroths Hive & The Honey Bee as Free Audio Book
http://librivox.org/langstroth-on-the-hive-and-the-honey-bee-by-l-l-langstroth/

Basic Beekeeping – David Burns excellent Blog on Basic Beekeeping Lessons
http://basicbeekeeping.blogspot.com/