Blog – bees, beekeeping & other sticky subjects
A podcast on revisiting the spot where the first documented drone congregation area was heard by the Rev Gilbert White, a pioneering 18th century naturalist.
A selection of pollens gathered by bees in southern England in May 2020. Can you name the sources?
The world’s video wiki, Wiki.ezvid.com, has featured Vita Bee Health’s contribution to honey bee health and conservation.
Its special video page contains lots of interesting bee facts, a TedX video talk by Elaine Evans and an anaylsis of how a bee becomes a queen.
And did you know there is a group of Moray Beekeeping Dinosaurs? Follow the link to find out …
How was your bee season? Good? Spare a thought for beekeepers across the globe who have had to contend with erratic or unusual weather …
See the acclaimed film Honeyland in Basingstoke on 4 December. Free tickets courtesy Vita Bee Health and BCOT.
B401 wax moth control to be superceded by B402.
There’s a new global survey about toxic events affecting honey bees. You can help …
The tenth IMYB for teen beekeepers in Slovakia showed the future of beekeeping.
Blandford & Sturminster beekeepers enjoyed a rare public visit to Vita Bee Health’s apiary in Basingstoke with Basingstoke’s mayor.
An update on the colonies suffering varroa very early in the season.