beekeepers who wish to conserve the Cornish Dark Honey Bee
England’s first Black Bee Reserve was opened in 2017 at Mount Edgcumbe on the Rame Peninsula. The group focuses on education, conservation of Amm and ways to improve local stock.
Black Bee conservation project based on the Blackdown hills on the Devon/Somerset border in the South-West of England. Promoting the keeping and breeding of Apis melifera melifera
Formed in 2016 by a group of Cheshire-based BIBBA members to help form local queen rearing groups to aid the improvement of local bees and support the objectives of BIBBA
Native bee breeding group based at Abberton Reservoir
Leek and Moorlands Beekeepers have been raising queens for over 30 years and welcome beekeepers of all levels of experience.
The East Midlands group has been meeting at the Thrumpton Apiary on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border for almost four decades. Its members continue to work together to improve local near native bees and welcome others committed to this aim.