Marion County Beekeepers Association

Fairmont, West Virginia

 Ronald Riley attending to a hive.

Ronald Riley attending to a hive.

The Marion County Beekeepers Association in Fairmont WV, strives to educate members and create a thriving community. The community wishes to spread the love for bees and will help new members learn about how to care and nurture there own hives by offering a course available to all members of the association. There are also one-on-one mentors that you can contact and seek additional help as well. We want all members to feel part of our community.

We also participate in state competitions and meet with state legislation to lobby for better resources for beekeepers all over the state and have participated in these activities for many years.

We have around 20 events annually varying from educational meetings, state competitions, dinner meetings, and much more. We hope to see you soon and 'bee'come a new bee enthusiast like all of us at the Marion County Beekeepers Association.


Attention Marion County Beekeepers

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Chuck Cienawski & Ron Southern are offering 5 Frame Nukes for sale $160.00

  • West Virginia Bees raised in the Mountains of West Virginia.

  • The Queens come from California and are Laying Italians.

  • They will be delivered to you in a 5 frame cardboard Nuke. 


Contact Ron Southern @ 304-612-4714 or 

All money must be payed when orders are made.                                                                                                                                                                               

Place your order up to January 2019

All sales are final. If for some reason the supplier cannot get queens to meet our orders all moneys will be returned. We will get an   update from the supplier sometime in January, or early February as to the delivery date.


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Applications are now being taken for this years Judy Wilhelm Youth Beekeeping Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year that we have been able to offer this program, and we are excited and proud to help bring the love of bees to the youth of Marion County.

Applications due by May 31, 2019.

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