World Bee Day

It’s World Bee Day on the 20 May every year. By observing World Bee Day each year, we can raise awareness on the essential role bees and other pollinators play in keeping people and the planet healthy, and on the many challenges they face today.

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The Bee Healthy Bulletin

This is the first of three bulletins throughout the coming year summarising advice on how to check and control Varroa, the mite which parasitises Apis mellifera brood and adult bees.

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The Bee Healthy Bulletin

Before considering the first full inspection of the year it is important to have done some thinking about what you are going to do, what you might find and to have the correct equipment ready for various eventualities.

Click for “The Bee Healthy Bulletin”.

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December Zoom Webinar

A reminder of our lecture on 5 December 2023​ from Mario Vallejo-Marin from the Department of Ecology and Genetics at Uppsala University, Sweden. He will present on “Buzz Pollination”.

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The Mary Jenkin’s Award 2023 – Elspeth Petrie

Mary Jenkins was a keen beekeeper, Assistant Secretary of the Association and an employee at Stirling University and donated a trophy in her name which was to be awarded at each AGM to a member who has given an outstanding contribution to the Association. This year the Mary Jenkins Trophy is awarded to Elspeth Petrie.

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