Leiston Beekeepers

LATEST  I&ESBKA NEWSLETTER - CLICK HERE 

 LATEST NEWSLETTER FROM LAURIE - HERE


 

Tree Bumble Bee

It's the Tree Bumblebee  (bombus hypnorum). There were lots of calls about this bee last year, so check out its appearance and behaviour HERE, especially if you collect swarms.

Interesting piece on managing small hive beetle from Beecraft beekeeping magazine's 'Hangout' - click HERE for the link

APIARY SAFARI AUGUST 2014

Safari 2014

For photos of the Safari, go to the Gallery, or click HERE.


Bee Composed - Penny helped musician and artist Lily Hunter Green make her installation for SNAP Art at the Aldeburgh Festival in June. See Lily's project HERE.



Bee

...AND HERE'S AN AMAZING ACCOUNT OF HOW TO COLLECT A SWARM IN A DIFFICULT PLACE (SO WHO EVER SAID IT WOULD BE EASY?????) CLICK HERE

CHRONIC BEE PARALYSIS VIRUS

Bad news from members about this virus - not widely known about. Click HERE to read their account of an attack of the virus.
Click HERE for a link to DEFRA's Beebase for more information.

Two articles of interest on Feeding Honey Bees and Invert Sugar click HERE to go to the page (under navigation bar 'Articles')


AGM 2014 - DOWNLOAD THE MINUTES HERE (PDF)

Report on the 54th Annual Delegates Meeting of the BBKA on 11th Jan 2014 - click HERE

 

Bee DVD

To check copies are available at the apiary, email Brian HERE. To purchase direct from the film company, click HERE.

Many thanks to Roger Patterson for coming to talk to us last year. Click HERE for the link to his website. Roger also maintains one in memory of the late DAVID A CUSHMAN which has a huge amount of advice and resources for beekeepers. And for anyone interested in cooking with honey, Roger has a fantastic collection of delicious recipes of all kinds on HONEY RECIPES.

One of our new members keeps bees in London and has a wonderful blog devoted to bees and beekeeping. Read it HERE.

And fame for Laurie! Laurie Wiseman has been interviewed by the EADT - read it HERE.

Dates for your Diary

THE APIARY IS NOW CLOSED OVER WINTER

 


 BEWARE THE ASIAN HORNET! Advice on BeeBase   and identification info on NNSS website.


Registered Member  £26 (inc optional £1.50 research contribution)

Partner Member (residing at same address as Registered Member)  £17 (inc optional £1.50 research contribution)

Country Member (supportive but not active) £11.50 (inc optional £1.50 research contribution)

Junior Member £11.50 (please call 01728 604388 for further details)


 

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