Improving Honey Bee Health - Consultation

Today sees the launch of the public consultation on the ‘Proposed changes to managing and controlling pests and diseases’, which can be found at the following link:

Sherlock Holmes & The Apprentice Beekeeper

Just to give all of us a feeling of the everyday the BBC have created some new Sherlock Holmes stories - the first of which involves a beekeeper.

Why not listen? Click here

Harrow in Leaf Quiz

The quiz will take place at the Leaf HQ West Harrow Allotments on 27th April 2013.
HBKA members and their families and friends usually make up a significant proportion of the contestants ! 
The cost is £10 to include a fish /chicken/veggie burger and chip supper.
Those who attended last year will be pleased to hear that Terry who was quiz master then as agreed to a repeat performance ...he made the quiz great fun.

On The Trail of the American Honeybee

Beekeepers may be interested in a BBC broadcast that is to happen on Tuesday 26th March at 11am on Radio 4.

For more details click here. It will also be available for playing again through the BBC iPlayer if you don't manage to listen to it live.

Starvation Risk, March 2013

 FERA have set a circular reminding beekeepers that continued bad weather could mean colonies running out of food. the full release is on the Beebase website. Around London, the snow has been lighter than elsewhere, but the temperature is barely above freezing.

No bees today

No bees out today.