On this page, we have listed some links.  If you know of other similar links which members would find useful, please email your suggestion to webmaster@airedalebka.org.uk

Organisations
British Beekeepers Association  The leading organisation representing beekeepers.
Beebase.  The National Bee Unit website.  A resource for beekeepers, including help to manage your apiary records.

Guides
Colour Guide to Pollen Sources  If you’re interested to know where your bees have been.
Wasps, bees and bumblebees  Know the difference.
Building Bee gadgets (Beehacker.com)
RHS guide to plants for pollinators

Useful Sites and Blogs
Dave Cushman’s website.  Developed by the late Dave Cushman,  managed by Roger Patterson.   ‘A sort of Wikibeedia’.
Beekeeping Like a Girl  Hilary Kearney is young, blonde and lives in California.  But we don’t have to hold that against her, as she’s also a blogging beekeeper.
Interesting Articles
Treatment free beekeeping  Read the article by Roy Hoskins of Swindon Honeybee Conservation Group.
Honey Bee Suite  A well-written and informative website by Rusty Burlew in Washington State
Beespoke info  An Irish beekeepers website with lots of useful info.

 

 

Educational
Ohio State University Beekeeping and Honey Bee Biology course  This is free, but requires ITunes U software to run.
Teaching kids about honeybees  Contains useful introductory information abut honeybees, particularly suitable for children and young people.
Bee related education material for KS1Rowse have produced these useful teaching resources.