|‘Mapping Honey Bee Health and Genetic Diversity in the UK’
Presented by Dr Mark Barnett and Dr. Tim Regan from the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
Sunday Lunch option: Shepherds Inn 017688814463
Frame Assembly Party Workshop : led by PBKA Apiary Managers.
Accompanied by seasonal refreshments and festive music….
- Learn how to assemble frames
- Practise by assembling frames for future use at Acorn Bank
- Bring your own frames to assemble with your bee keeper friends.
Please bring a small hammer with you and framing nails if you have them.
Demonstration of varroa treatment with oxalyic acid : vapourisation method.
Also including: *Buzz Square Lottery; #Learning Exchange
Sunday lunch option : Boot and Shoe Inn 017684 83343
‘Taking a Closer Look at the opportunities to Learn More about Beekeeping through the BBKA Assessments’
Led by Margaret Murdin (BBKA President.)
Please complete an expression of interest form which you can find under Education in the main menu.
An amusing, anecdotal account of the bee projects that have been developed with young children in the Kendal area. The information that Jacqui will share with us, will help PBKA develop its learning programmes with schools in the Eden district.
Please note that this session will take place in the upstairs training room.
There are no lifts available.
Also : *Buzz Square Lottery; # Learning Exchange
Intermediate Course: suitable for beekeepers of at least one year’s beekeeping experience wishing to improve their skills.
Led by Julia Piggot. £50 including all refreshments.
Contact Julia for application form and further details:
E mail: Tel: 07917175477
PBKA AGM followed by ‘Opinions Survey’
Honey Treats Competition: Can you make a honey flavoured treat for others to taste? E.g. cake/biscuits/chocolates/ ‘smoothies’.
Contact Margaret by 17th March if you would like to enter this competition with an indication of what you might bring.
Sunday lunch option:
Kyloes: Highlan Drove Inn, Great Salkeld Tel: 01768 898349