button saying I'm a MD BeekeeperBecoming a Member

The Maryland State Beekeeper Association is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to the advancement of beekeeping and the improvement of beekeeping skills in Maryland since 1908.

Types of Membership

There are two types of membership available:

  • Annual membership - a $10 payment each year, memberships run from 1 Jan to 31 Dec
  • Lifetime membership - a $200 one-time payment

Online transactions require additional handling, costing MSBA $.28 per Annual Membership. We have included the option to cover this fee at checkout if you wish to do so (it makes things easier on the treasurer). Select "Continue Shopping" after selecing your membership to include this amount in your membership.

To Pay by Check:

Please make checks payable to 'MSBA' and send them, along with a completed application form, to:

Bob Crouse, Treasurer
1606 Dogwood Lane,
Bel Air, MD 21015-2502
(410) 638-0105

To Pay Online

We can accept your payment via PayPal, though your membership will not be complete until we also receive your COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM emailed to rlcrouse@qis.net

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Benefits of MSBA Membership

As well as belonging to an association of fellow beekeepers of all ages, backgrounds and experience, there are a number of tangible benefits to this membership:

Several association meetings each year where experts from across the country make presentations on a diverse range of subjects including beekeeping, bee biology and genetics as well as a host of other related topics.

Regular publications of the association's newsletter, the 'Beeline', keeping you up to date with beekeeping news and events

First notification of additional educational and workshop events.

These benefits make membership of MSBA very worthwhile - please support your association and encourage beekeepers you know to join and support us as well.