Help The Honey Bee
Honey bees are under threat worldwide because of a loss of habitat and flora, changes in farming practices, pesticides and viruses against which they have no natural defences. Many colonies in the wild have died out and without bee keepers to care for them, honey bees could disappear in just a few years. Follow the links throughout our site for tips & ideas on how you can help the honeybee.
There are many ways practical ways in which you can help. As well as feeling like you are actually making a positive difference for all bees, not just the honey bee, you will meet some wonderfully knowledgeable people which helps to build some community spirit and improve your health and well-being by becoming more active as you discover this truly fascinating insect. Browse through our site for Top Tips on Helping The Honey Bee
Become a Beekeeper
Bee keeping is an enjoyable and fascinating hobby and you get to eat your own honey too! Every year local bee keeping associations run courses to help new people to take up bee keeping and will help & advise you on finding the right equipment and if you are lucky, supply you with a colony of bees!
Bee keeping Training Courses are run generally in the spring and are intended to guide you along as you start to grow your colony. For information on courses visit The British Bee keepers'Association (BBKA) website to find a local association in your area.