Links and Resources

Important CDBA Documentation

CDBA Constitution By-Laws: CDBA Constitution and Bylaws_032617 in PDF

Illinois Department of Agriculture Bees and Apiaries Program

Main Site:

Beekeeper Registration Form

Illinois Bees & Apiary Act

Illinois Bees and Apiary Rules

Illinois Department of Agriculture Bee Inspectors

IDA Inspectors Regions

Illinois State Beekeeper’s Association (Note new address)

Determining the Latitude and Longitude of your hive based on an address
(Important when registering your apiary location)

Other State Beekeeping Associations and Clubs:

Stateline Beekeepers Association

Kankakee River Valley Beekeepers Association

Northern Illionois Beekeepers Association (Note new web address)

Central Eastern Illinois Beekeepers Association

Northwest Indiana Beekeepers Association Http://

Will County Beekeeping Association

Lake County (IL) Beekeeping Association

National Organizations

American Beekeeping Federation

National Honey Board

Heartland Apiculture Society

Beekeeping Publications

American Bee Journal

Bee Culture

Interesting Links

Cornell University E.F. Phillips beekeeping Collection

How to identify pollen sources

Wickipedia on Beekeeping

2010 Illinois State Fair Competition Booklet (Honey info on Page 140 – 146)

University of Illinois Pollinatarium

Illinois Bees

Langstroths Hive & The Honey Bee as Free Audio Book

Basic Beekeeping – David Burns excellent Blog on Basic Beekeeping Lessons