Calendar

Mar
28
Tue
WDBKA Spring Talk @ Bridport Christian Fellowship Hall, DT6 3QD
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We look forward to welcoming Jonathan Cox to WDBKA.

Jonathan is a plants specialist with Natural England and will be presenting an illustrated talk on

‘Wild Flowers of Dorset and their Pollination’

Come along to take the opportunity to share some beautiful photographs and learn about the local flora

… with time to catch up with other local beekeeping friends.

Apr
2
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Meeting @ Netherbury Apiary
Apr 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

This will be the first meeting for full members this year.

Please come along to assess and compare the colonies before our students begin their practical sessions on the 8th.

Beesuits are washed and ready for use. Please bring a clean pair of gloves and wellies. There is new fencing along the track … currently a bit muddy … but hopefully drying out as the weather improves!

Apr
9
Sun
Nosema Day @ The Bee Shed, Hunthay Farm EX13 5RJ
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

East Devon BKA have kindly invited WDBKA members to join them for a Nosema Day.

Sunday 9th April

The Bee Shed, Hunthay Farm (Business Park) Axminster EX13 5RJ

There will be microscopes available to use to monitor your samples.

Please contact Richard Simpson by email (RSimpson48@aol.com)  so he knows how many to expect. He will explain how you need to collect your samples.