Beekeeping Associations

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

SABIO: South African Bee Industry Organisation

Chairman: Mike Miles, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Cell: 082 456 4177 E-mail: mikemiles@sabio.org.za

E-mail: info@sabio.org.za / admin@sabio.org.za

REGIONAL / LOCAL ASSOCIATIONS

Eastern Highveld Beekeepers’ Association

Chairman: Capie du Toit, East Rand, Gauteng

Cell: 072 368 0476, E-mail: capie.dutoit@denel.co.za

Knysna Beekeepers Association

Co-ordinator: Eddie Hart, Knysna, Garden Route

Tel: 044 387 1995, E-mail: eddiehart@telkomsa.net

Kwa-Zulu Natal Bee Farmers Association

Co-ordinator: Phil Walker, Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Cell: 084 510 1556, E-mail: gdahoney@sai.co.za

Mpumalanga Beekeeping Interest Group

Co-ordinator: Inge Lotter, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Cell: 082 821 5011, E-mail: inge.lotter@gmail.com

Northern Cape Bee Group

Co-ordinator: Douglas Bee Farms, Douglas, Northern Cape

Tel: 053 298 1101, E-mail: dbf@vodamail.co.za

Northerns Beekeepers’ Association

Communications: Riekie van den Berg, Pretoria, Gauteng

Cell: 082 972 1889, E-mail: justrie@mweb.co.za

Port Elizabeth Beekeeping Interest Group

Co-ordinator: Lea-Anne, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

E-mail: info@artandcraft.co.za

Southern Cape Bee Industry Association

Co-ordinator: Hannes van Zyl, George, Southern Cape

Cell: 084 582 4380, E-mail: suidkaapbye@gmail.com

Southerns Beekeeping Association

Chairman: Louis van Zyl, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Cell 072 796 8334, E-mail: levanzyl.vanzyl1@gmail.com

Waterberg Bee Group

Co-ordinator: Bertus van Zyl, Vaalwater, Limpopo

Cell: 073 812 7110, E-mail: karoo30@gmail.com

Western Cape Bee Industry Association

Chairman: Tlou Masehela, Cape Town, Western Cape

Tel: 078 285 2553, E-mail: info@wkbv.co.za

Associations arrange Field Days for Members to gain more experience in beekeeping – working on a Top-bar hive.Associations arrange Field Days for Members to gain more experience in beekeeping – working on a Top-bar hive.

Social Media Contact Groups
The following discussion groups focusing on beekeeping interests in South Africa can be accessed via the following network links:

Bees-SA e-mail discussion group
Moderator: Robert Post, Tel 021 971 1022 E-mail:  crpost@telkomsa.net

Apiculture-SA e-mail discussion group
Co-Ordinator: Dean Lennox, Email:  deanlennox@gmail.com
http://groups.google.co.za/group/apiculture-sa

 membersMembers of the Knysna Beekeepers Association, a small group of local enthusiasts share their knowledge and experience with other caring beekeepers in this small community.  What country beekeeping is all about!!