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May
19
Sun
WDBKA Apiary Visit @ Netherbury Apiary
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

There are likely to be splits and new queens coming into lay as the month progresses.

Come and see how the different hive configurations compare.

Clean boots and gloves please!

Jun
1
Sat
Apiary Meeting for WDBKA Members @ Netherbury Apiary
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Hopefully the summer weather will be well established by now and the colonies will be thriving.

Come and check on their progress and catch up with friends for some bee-related chat.

 

Please remember clean boots and gloves. Suits are available for loan.

Jul
6
Sat
Apiary visit for WDBKA members @ Netherbury Apiary
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All the colonies should be in full flow – come along to see how they have progressed as the summer races along.

Please remember to bring clean gloves and boots. Suits are available to loan.

Jul
20
Sat
County Bee Health Day🐝🐝🐝 @ Blandford School
Jul 20 all-day

Advance notice to put this date in your diary.

Dorset BKA is planning a Bee Health Day in association with the Bee inspectorate. This will be a very interesting occasion … a brilliant opportunity to review and refresh your knowledge regarding bee diseases, threats, and effective ways to manage and maintain a healthy colony.

Dont miss it!

Oct
8
Tue
WDBKA Lecture Programme @ Bridport Christian Fellowship Hall, East St carpark,
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We look forward to welcoming Dan Basterfield to our programme of winter lectures.

Dan will enthrall us with his fascinating presentation –

‘Dissecting Bees Explained’

Come and find out what’s going on inside our bees and how we can help them to stay healthy.