APRIL 2023 SAZBA Meeting

The Southern Arizona Beekeepers Association will be holding its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00 PM via Zoom and in person. You do not have to be a member to attend.


Main Presentation

What is “swarming” and how to prevent it. Making Splits. Catching swarms and information about cut-outs.


Join the Meeting In Person

Where: American Legion Hall, 330 W. Franklin Street, Tucson. The hall is downtown, about a half block east of Granada, between 6th Street and Congress, behind the Steinfeld Mansion. There is parking available behind the mansion and on the street.


Join via Zoom 

Zoom log in information will be updated as the meeting gets closer.




March 14, 2023: Jose Alberto Pinheiro Marcelino, Postdoctoral Researcher. Jose is an invited Research Scholar at the University of Florida, Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab. He manages an ongoing honey bee subspecies collection from the world at large. The collection constitutes the basis for his project developing geo-morphometric and molecular diagnostic tools to accurately and expediently determine subspecies of Apis mellifera and integrate these tools into AI machine learning. His previous research focused on invertebrates as indicators of anthropogenic impact. 

Presentation: Molecular tools to differentiate ancestry of honey bees and their geographic origin



Become a Member for 2023

It is not too early to pay your SAZBA dues for 2023. Individual dues are only $15  ($20 per family) and those funds help SAZBA support the local beekeeping community.

You can pay your membership via PayPal on our website on our Membership Page.  Please put your full name and email and “membership dues 2023” in the notes field of the PayPal payment.