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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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.


While WillBees is not ordering package bees this year, one of our members, Andy Koning is taking orders for bees purchased through Lee Heine of Watertown, Wisconsin. Three pound packages will be $91/ea with a mid-to-late April pickup at the Will County Farm Bureau. (Keep reading)

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

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Upcoming Events

Frankfort Square Park District Earth Day
April 26, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bluestem Earth Festival
May 10, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Association Meeting
May 14, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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