BE2020 – Terms & Conditions of Membership

For the health and safety for the members of the group, the bees and to confirm to the terms and conditions agreed by our insurance and land owners on which we practice bee husbandry, all members, volunteers and other parties MUST agree to and abide by the following terms and conditions. Payment of Membership All …

Beekeeping Courses for 2019

Learn Beekeeping in 2019 Training starts in January with 12 weekly theory sessions to get everyone ready for the 2019 season. The theory is for anyone who is interested in learning what you can do to support bees, what it takes to become beekeeper and the steps you need to take to get through a …

Training plan for 2018

Enrolment and induction Monday, January 1, 2018 – Enrolment opens for all 2018 members Saturday, January 6, 2018 – 1pm Induction at BEHQ Saturday, January 6, 2018 – 3pm Induction at BEBD Sunday, January 7, 2018 – 1pm Induction at BERB Theory sessions Monday, January 8, 2018 – Theory – Apis Meliffera, food, habitat and …

Membership cost for 2018

From April to October you will join one of three apiary groups, Wilmslow (BEHQ), Hale Barnes (BEBD) and Chorlton (BERB). When securing a place on the training programme, please check that there is space at your desired apiary as places are limited. Before making payment please contact the BE Secretary to check there is space …

BE2018 Enrolment & Induction

For enrolment to take place, members should have paid their membership fee as per the information on the membership page. Once payment has been received, the enrolment will take place. A link to the enrolment form will be given out from 1st January 2018. The enrolment form will ask you to create an account where …

Getting ready for the GDPR

As of May 2018, there is new legislation on Data Protection coming into effect which is called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This will enforce greater penalties for breaches of personal information. As, a data handler and controller and being responsible for teaching information handling in my main job role, I want to ensure …

Annual End of Season Report from the BeeEducated Apiary Manager

The start of the season took off with a high, as new members, Ash, Ros, Eric, Rufus and Jillian joined the group and attended the first practical session (Varroa Treatment) of the year. Unfortunately, we were greeted with the problems that bees have with overwintering, as queen Eva, our relentless protector of the apiary was …

Honey bees branching out for a lofty home.

A colony of honey bees spotted by a photographer at Chatfield is creating a bit of buzz In Colorado in the Untied States of America. Nesting on an open branch at the state park. Mario Padilla an¬†Entomologist with the Butterfly Pavilion thinks it is unusual. Padilla says these are honey bees, good for honey and …