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We are Three Rivers Beekeepers

We are a fast-growing beekeeping club located in St. Peters, Missouri. Three Rivers Beekeepers’ mission is to provide fresh, creative and inspiring educational programs with a refreshing atmosphere of friendship and camaraderie. We inform our local communities about honey bee and beekeeping-related issues while providing a source of information about our industry and hobby.

We serve beekeepers from the eastern Missouri counties of St. Charles, St. Louis, Jefferson, Lincoln, Franklin, Warren, Montgomery, and Pike, in addition to many western Illinois counties around the St. Louis region.

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Why are we called Three Rivers Beekeepers?

Our club headquarters is located only a few miles from three of the most important agricultural rivers in North America. The Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers flow nearby. As a result, our fertile soil supports a rich array of crops. Since honey bees are vital to our farms, without honey bee pollination, agriculture here would fail. To this end, Three Rivers Beekeepers is committed to conservation and a healthy honey bee population!

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The Benefits of Local Honey

Local Honey for saleBuying local honey promotes the health of our ecosystem in a major way! Bees pollinate local plant life, which in turn becomes a vital link in crop production.  Also, honey is used for cooking and is known for many health benefits. Beekeepers work diligently to ensure the health of our local bees, and you can support them by buying local, delicious honey.

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Community Outreach and Education

bee in comb iconThree Rivers Beekeepers reaches out to the local community. To this end, we educate school classes, garden clubs, scouts, and other community organizations about bees and beekeeping. If your organization would like to learn about bees or beekeeping, contact us and we’ll be happy to arrange a visit from one of our education outreach volunteers.

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Check Out Our Latest Club Articles & Upcoming Events

New Varroa Mite Treatment Document Released

As most beekeepers know, the Varroa mite continues to be the most serious threat to honey bee populations in the United States and most of the world. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has just released “Tools for Varroa Management – A Guide [...]

Upcoming Events

November 2018 Club Meeting

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us on November 19th for our General Membership Meeting. Pre-meeting Question & Answer session will start at 6:00 PM.  At 7:00 pm the club meeting will start with Dwain Jansen and Eric Oman [...]