Please use the sub-menu for further information re. IBRA
To see the Thornes catalogue click here.
A homeowner's guide to bee identification
This link will take you to a page that will be of interest to beginners.
New website link to the American "A Guide to Bringing Up Bees in Your Own Backyard".
This link will take you to the site. You will need to confirm that you are not a robot :-)
HACCP plan for the production of honey
This link will take you to the above document. Courtesy of Shires Vineyard and Apiary October 2012.
"Guidance for honey packers"
This link will take you to the document produced by Highland Council Environmental Health
National Honey Monitoring scheme
This link will take you to the website of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology giving details of their Honey Monitoring Scheme.
"At the hive entrance" Hans Storch
This book is available on-line here.
Local supplier of labels
North Area Representative SBA
The email address for Heather Maclaren is firstname.lastname@example.org
September 2016 Bee Connected
This link will take you to a website run by the Voluntary Initiative supported by the Crop Protection Association. Bee Connected aims to help the communication between beekeepers and farmers.
August 2015 The Moray Beekeepers
This link will take you to the Moray Beekeeping Dinosaurs web site - perhaps the website will explain the name!
Graeme can be contacted by email at email@example.com
Varroa treatment calculator
Click on this link which will take you to the BeeBase website home page. In the list under "Contents" click on "Bee Pests, Diseases & Maps" and click on "Varroa Calculator". It seems fairly straightforward to use.
Bee Proof Suits
Online retailer of beekeeper's clothing. Bee Proof Suits range includes full protective bee suits and separate jackets and trousers. All orders delivered free.
Inverness Beekeepers Association
The website for the Inverness Beekeepers' Association can be accessed from here.
Varroa mapping survey
Click on this link to reach the SBA varroa mapping survey page.
Video of bee cleaning itself
Follow this link to the video.
FERA - BeeBase web site
Follow this link to access to BeeBase which is the National Bee Unit website.
Follow this link to see some stunning photos.
Crop Protection Association
The CPA have a useful website which is publicising a booklet "Bee Safe Bee Careful". It is primarily aimed at farmers and crop sprayers and can be accessed on-line by clicking on the cover of the booklet.
Honey recipe website
The following website is under development and is concentrating solely on honey recipes;
Easter Ross Beekeepers' Association
British Beekeepers' Association BBKA
A very interesting site, especially the "Support Boards"
Scottish Beekeepers' Association
This website is made by beekeepers for beekeepers and has the latest University Bee Research and has a bi-monthly E-Research Newsletter that is State of the Art and free to subscribers that is compiled by a global 6 person beekeeping publishing team in the UK, Ireland, USA and New Zealand (two are professors). Beedata can supply any Apiarist's needs with a whole library of Books from Northern Bee Books.