Where to find out more about bees and beekeeping!
Beekeeping news updates
The latest updates from the National Bee Unit, including Asian Hornet sightings can be found here: Beebase News Web feed
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.
Some other interesting sites and blogs
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
Dave Cushman’s website. Developed by the late Dave Cushman, managed by Roger Patterson. ‘A sort of Wikibeedia’.
How to build your own national hive
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.
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.
Education and academic
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 KS1 Rowse Honey has produced these useful teaching resources.