Our Mission

The Central Washington Beekeepers Association (CWBA) is a nonprofit organization for the purpose of educating the public about honeybees and offering an educational forum to the backyard beekeeper and professional beekeeper. The CWBA serves Yakima County and the surrounding area.

Swarm Services

Call our Swarm Coordinator below to have it removed.

Terri Towner 509 494-9224

Watching a basketball-sized swarm of bees show up in your backyard may seem quite intimidating. 

Call us and we can help!

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the

Dr. Murphy Auditorium at the Yakima Regional Medical Center.

Where We Meet?

CWBA Officers

Events for the year


Andrew Bottino (509) 480-8430

Vice President

Russ Ryan (509) 823-0841

Secretary / Treasurer

Terri Towner (509) 494-9224