"Southern Alberta fields are abuzz as honey bees begin to emerge after a long winter. But the bee population has taken a hit this spring. ..."
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"The aims of the Association are to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support programmes in which members can participate and contribute."
The Association runs a 'Taster in Beekeeping' course for those interested in taking their first steps with keeping bees.
Our annual programme consists of a diverse range of activities.
We attend a number of shows, such as the Shrewsbury Flower Show,
We maintain a list of volunteer members who offer swarm collection services.
A zoom presentation given in association with Detroit Hives; a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
Honey Bee Removing Pollen From Leg
Published on Aug 27, 2021
New research from Georgia Tech's College of Engineering finds that honey bees have developed a way to transform pollen particles into a viscoelastic pellet which allows them to transport pollen efficiently, quickly, and reliably to their hive. They also remove pollen from their bodies at speeds 2-10 times slower than their typical grooming speeds..
Honey Bees Make Honey ... and Bread? | Deep Look
Published on May 7, 2019
Honey bees make honey from nectar to fuel their flight – and our sweet tooth. But they also need pollen for protein. So they trap, brush and pack it into baskets on their legs to make a special food called bee bread.
The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping