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Next Meeting: 13th November

Pollen: From Flower to Food This talk will consist of 3 sections, 1: the production pollen by flowers, 2: the  mechanism bees use in flight to transfer pollen to the hive, 3; the importance of pollen to the honey bee. … Continue reading

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Introductory Course on Beekeeping

We will have information on this site shortly about how to register for the 2018 Preliminary Beekeeping course. The registration process is different this year and we are currently setting up a page with instructions. Please note we will run … Continue reading

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October Meeting

The October meeting will be on 9th and will feature a talk from Patrick Lundy on Honey Bee Democracy. This is a rerun of Patrick’s talk at Gormanston this year and is drawn from Tom Seeley’s book as well as … Continue reading

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September Meeting

The September Association meeting will take place at 7.30 on 11th in the usual venue, CFC Hall Holywood. The meeting will comprise the following items: 1) Beekeeping Video – 35mins 2) Presentation on Butterfly Breeding in Africa, Adam Reid – 40mins … Continue reading

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UBKA Bee Health Work Shop 2017

18th February – UBKA Bee Health Work Shop 2017 This FREE event will focus on “Keeping our Bees Healthy “ and feature practical management tips for all. UBKA will be providing a meal for everyone with the added valuable opportunity … Continue reading

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March Meeting

This March’s meeting will take place on the Monday following the Greenmount conference so we have been fortunate to secure Terry Clare as our speaker.  He will be attending the conference and has as he usually stays for a few … Continue reading

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Preliminary Beekeeping Course 2017

If you are interested in taking up beekeeping or want to find out more about beekeeping we run a course every year starting in February. This year the course is full but there are alternative courses. Please contact the association … Continue reading

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