PART 2 – STRATEGY FOR 2017 Core purpose We are clear that everything we do is focussed on breeding Apis mellifera mellifera queens of the best genetic stock and to make these queens available to our members to establish this bee in their own apiaries. This was fully discussed and…
East Midlands AGM Minutes Thrumpton Village Hall, 26th February 2017 @ 7.30pm PART 1 – FORMAL MEETING The meeting started prompt at 7.30 pm and ended at 10pm. It was a well-attended and had a very full agenda. Attendance Thirteen members present – Adrian (Adee) Brazener, Geoff Lovegrove, Frank Chambers,…
Listen to Mark Edwards’ interview with Tim Smit, courtesy of BBC Radio Devon
England’s First Black Bee Reserve has opened at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
The group is called South Devon Bee Improvers Group (SDBIG) Area covered: Devon, south of Exeter and including the eastern side of Dartmoor and Plymouth (the South Hams and Teignbridge districts of South Devon are likely to contain most of our activities. ) Contact: Phil Chandler email@example.com 07891554012
A day of theory and practice for all beekeepers: This is an all day summer event to help increase the knowledge of beekeepers of all abilities on bee improvement. Attendees are encouraged to rear queens from desirable colonies that are docile, calm on the comb, productive and suit their local conditions.