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Another view at the foot of the page in the Gallery (Click to enlarge).

Memberships are now due and a new password has been issued to access the Members Only page.

Click here if you have forgotten the password.

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The Association can be contacted through the Secretary on dingwall.beekeeping@gmail.com

CALENDAR

2017

Saturday May 27th Apiary meeting at Findon Mills, host Pam Piercy. 2pm Click on map for directions and there is a photo of the drive at the bottom of the page. Remember to bring a mug! We can provide protective clothing if you let us know in time. See the Equipment List accessed from Members Only page.

Saturday 17th June Apiary meeting hosted by Noelle MacFadyen, Ferintosh. 2pm parking available at the Ferintosh Free Church.

July Apiary meeting will be hosted by the Tickners, details to be confirmed.

Saturday 19th August Apiary meeting hosted by Kay Liston, Lochcarron. 2pm

Recent events:

Wednesday 19th April 7.30 for 7.45pm. A well attended Annual General Meeting, with plenty of business attended along with the appointment of a new membership Secretary/ Treasurer.

Wednesday 15th March Bryce Reynard entertained us with a talk on how he collects swarms and some of his exploits in and around Inverness.

Wednesday 15th February. Hamish Robertson took us through a year in the life of Struan Apiaries.

Wednesday 16th November Graeme Sharpe gave a talk on "Varroa Treatments" as there have been several developments which we needed to know about.

Wednesday 19th October Annual Honey Show with Photographic Competition. A wide selection of entries and we judged each other's entries and awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd. See page of photographs and results.

Wednesday 21st September Katy Malone spoke on Bumblebees and the work of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

Saturday 13th August Stuart & Tricia Tickner hosted a meeting at their apiary in Eathie. Plenty to see and learn from followed by an opportunity for fellowship over refreshments.

A new password for the 2015/2016 year has been printed onto your membership card. This will enable you to access the [Members only] page.

Memberships are renewed as from the April AGM. A membership/renewal form can be found mid-way down the Library page.

Clean protective clothing is required for all outdoor meetings, please ask for advice, the Group can provide some items. This is a precaution against the spread of varroa and disease from one apiary to another.

Guests are welcome and we ask for a £2 donation.

 

Findon Mills
Findon Mills
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Where are we?