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Texas Associations

- November 19, 2015 -

Alamo Area Beekeepers Association
Edward Priest 210-722-7380
9570 Maidenstone, San Antonio, TX 78250
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday on odd # months; at Helotes Ind. Baptist Church
15335 Bandera Rd; Helotes @ 7 p.m.

Austin Area Beekeepers Association
Contact: L. Wilson 512-619-3700
Meetings: 3rd Monday of every month.
Location: Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Drive, Austin, TX,

Brazoria County Beekeepers Association
Larry Hoehne 979-848-9780 or 979-236-1385
233 Crestwood, clute TX 77531
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm, Brazoria County Extension Office  21017 County Road 171, Angleton TX 77515

Central Texas Beekeepers Association
Michael Kelling 979-277-0411
1997 Tonckawa Hills Ln, Brenham, TX 77833
Meetings: Monthly on the 4th Thursday (except November and December) 7 p.m.
Location: Washington County Fairgrounds, Brenham

Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association
Deborah Houlihan 361-877-2428
445 Parade Dr., corpus Christi, TX 78412
Meetings: First Thrusday of each month at 6:30pm, City of Corpus Garden Senior Center 5325 Greely Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Association
Contact: John J. Talbert 214-532-9241
PO Box 6, Josephine, TX 75164
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m
Location: Heard Craig Hall, 306 N. Church St, McKinney

Concho Valley Beekeepers Association
Mark F. Hedley 325-463-5319
8740 FM 502, Rochelle, TX 76872
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month (except Dec.)
Location: Texas A&M Research and Extension Center
7887 U.S. Highway 87 N., San Angelo, TX

Dino-Beekeepers Association
Dwain Cleveland 254-396-0655
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of month
Chachi’s Mexican Restaurant
Highway 67 Glen Rose @ 7pm

East Texas Beekeepers Association
Richard Counts 903-566-6789
16239 Audrey Lane, Arp, TX 75750
Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m.
Location: Whitehouse United Methodist Church, 405 W Main, Whitehouse, TX

El Paso Beekeepers Association
Contact: Sarah Downing 915-859-7725
1030 N. Zaragosa, Ste A, El Paso, TX 79907
Meetings: Not meeting regularly.

Fort Bend Beekeepers Association
1402 Band Road, Suite 100, Rosenberg, TX 77471
Secretary/Treasurer: Jeff McMulan 281-980-2363 (home) 281-615-5346 (cell)
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month (except Dec.) 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fort Bend County Bud O’Shieles Community Center
1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

Golden Triangle Beekeepers Association
Contact: Wallace Commander 409-982-0907
2445 Green Avenue, Port Arthur, TX 77642
Meetings: Not meeting regularly

Harris County Beekeepers Association
Cameron Crane 409-658-3800
2300 Belvedere Dr., Baytown, TX 77520
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month 7 p.m., except December
Location: Golden Acres Center, 5001 Oak Ave., Pasadena, TX 77503

Heart of Texas Beekeepers Association
Gary Bowles 254-214-4514
Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6:30 p.m.
Location: A1 Buffet, 301 S. Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX

Houston Beekeepers Association
Rita Willhite  832-654-7317
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Location: Bayland Community Center, 6400 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX at 7:30 p.m.

Lone Star Farms
8371 Jackrabbit Ln
Bryan, Texas
Dennis Brown
Meetings: first Thurday of the month at 7 pm

Metro Beekeepers Association
President: Stan Key
8413 Castle Creek Rd., North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Meetings: 2nd Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Location: United Electric Coop – Community Room, Bethesda Rd at I 35 W. Burleson
Main contact: Terry Botkin 214-837-7256

Montgomery County Beekeepers Association
John Hicks 936-756-9708
Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month
Location: Montgomery County Extension Office @ 7pm

Permian Basin Beekeepers Association
Contact: J.C. and Dean Brittingham 915-332-2215
2312 N. Adams, Odessa, TX 79761
Meetings: Not meeting regularly.

Pineywoods Beekeeping Association
Cecil Hunt 936-632-5357
301 Carriage Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month 7:30 p.m.
Location: Angelina Co. Chamber of Commerce, Highway 287 and Highway 58 Intersection, Lufkin

Red River Valley Beekeepers Association
c/o Bennie J. Watson, 1952-A Hines Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76301-7961
President: Bennie J. Watson  940-767-0207
V-President: Jerry Breedlove 940-767-0870
Treasurer: David Potter 940-636-3681
Secretary: Brian Sissel 940-224-1596
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month (except December) 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bolin Science Hall, Room 209, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls

Rio Grande Valley Beekeepers Association
Contact: Billy Wright 956-464-5042
Route 5, Box 74, Donna, TX 78537
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Location: TAMU Res. and Ext. Center, 2401 E. Highway 83, Weslaco

San Marcos Area Bee Wranglers
Main Contact: Denise Benson, Corresponding Secretary
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hays County Extension Office, 1253 Civic Center Loop, San Marcos, TX 78666

Texas Beekeepers Association
1799 Goodson Ct., Round Rock, TX 78664-3706
President: Todd Youngblood
V-President: Edwart Priest
Treasurer: Jimmie L. Oakley 512-388-3630
Secretary: John J. Talbert 972-873-8084
Main Contact: John J. Talbert
Meeting: 2nd weekend in November

Travis County Beekeepers Association
The Travis County Beekeepers Association now has a new night and new location! (Austin, TX) We are now meeting on the FIRST MONDAY NIGHT of each month at the Zilker Botanical Gardens in Central Austin.
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746

Trinity Valley Beekeepers Association
9702 Vinewood Drive, Dallas, TX 75228
President: Christi Baughmann
V-President: Lara Guerra
Treasurer: Carlos Guarjado
Secretary: Matthew Diez
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month (except August), 7 – 9 p.m.
Location: Continuing Education Center, C.C. Young Facility, 4847 West Lawther Dr., Dallas, Texas 75214
Main contact: Dr. Alan Eynon  972-231-5702 x 104


Walker County Area Beekeepers Association
Steve Kelley 936-435-2426
Meetings: Last Thursday of each month 7:00 p.m.
Location: #1 Tam Rd., Walker County Extension Office, Huntsville, TX

Williamson County Beekeepers Association
1799 Goodson Ct., Round Rock, TX 78664-3706
Main Contact: Jimmie L. Oakley  512-388-3630
Meeting: 4th Thursday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 410 E. University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626