England’s First Black Bee Reserve has opened at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
We are a community group focused on the re-introduction of the black bee….
A small group in Pembrokeshire working for the breeding and conservation of a local strain of black bee
A Hampshire based group dedicated to the conservation and reintroduction of the native black bee.
Reintroduction of black bee colonies into the Shebbear area and encouraging existing bee keepers to switch to black bees
Reserve signage, Oban ferry terminal CONSERVING BLACK BEES (Apis mellifera mellifera) in the Hebrides, Scotland by ANDREW ABRAHAMS, via the American Bee Journal Readers might ask, why on earth spend much of a lifetime conserving what most beekeepers perceive as an aggressive, unproductive race of honey bee — a race…
We currently run 12 breeding apiaries across Lancashire with a further two in North Wales.
translated from Pollinis “l’abeille noire” https://www.pollinis.org/admin/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/abeille-noire-6.pdf In addition to the many factors that are decimating bee colonies around the world, the black bee, the local bee, is facing a race for short-term profitability which favours the import of bees that are often unsuitable for our areas and are more fragile.…
I took up beekeeping in 2000 after becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of modern agriculture on wild populations of pollinators. I started with WBC hives, but quickly became interested in more natural beekeeping systems, designing and building a number of variations of the top bar hive and experimenting with…
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