The Bee Club will have a booth and be doing a talk about beekeeping and bee biology. If you have honey to sell or want to be part of the event please call Aaron at 250 616 9787.
Bee Habitat and Related Resources
Bee Sampling Procedure and Address
They prefer to receive a bee sample of at least 50 adult bees. To ship, dry the sample first in a paper bag, place in the freezer for a few days and then mail in a container where any excess space is filled with paper towels, toilet paper or any other moisture-absorbing material.
Don’t forget to include your contact info!
Library Books and DVD’s
The Nanaimo Beekeepers Clubs owns and shares a considerable collection of books to its members for a one month period. These can be viewed and checked out at each club meeting.
Instructional Beekeeping and Educational list of free online videos on Vancouver beekeeping website.
Don’t forget the Vancouver Island Library is a great resource for books and DVD’s http://virl.bc.ca/
There are lots interesting beekeeping videos on the Internet – please note some of these videos will not be applicable to best practices in our region
Honeybee Blues – the story of the worlds disappearing honeybees and the efforts of Australian scientist Dr. Denis Anderson to save them from annihilation.