WillBees is a non-profit organization that raises awareness of the products and services of the honey bee hive, encourages cooperation among local beekeepers, contributes to the advancement of education about beekeeping and its related activities, and offers support to our members and neighboring communities.

ISBA logoWe were formed in February 2011 in Will County, Illinois as an affiliate association of the Illinois State Beekeepers Association (ISBA). We meet at the Will County Farm Bureau at 100 Manhattan Rd in Joliet, IL.

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Beekeeping Classes

Queen Rearing Workshop

Jul 27, 2014 @
Small Scale Queen Rearing Class ** REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, CLASS IS AT CAPACITY ** Tired of buying packages? Learn how to make a few quality queens from your existing hives. Will County Beekeepers Association will be holding a workshop...

If you see a swarm of bees attached to a tree branch, bush, or any other structure -- do not hesitate. Call our hotline immediately to report the swarm so that one of our beekeepers can capture it. (630) 557-6233 How to identify a honey bee swarm.

Become a Member

Becoming a member of the Will County Beekeepers Association has a growing list of benefits.

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Upcoming Events

Queen Rearing Workshop
July 27, 2014
Association Picnic 2014

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Association Meeting
August 20, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Association Meeting
September 17, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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