Swansea & District

WBKA is a support organisation for Welsh Beekeepers.

Please contact our Association Secretary Julian for all enquiries concerning beekeeping, for this Association.

Association Secretary, Martin Davies Email : sdbks.secretary@gmail.com

Our Spray Liaison Officer : Please contact the Association Secretary.

To view our Website, click http://www.swanseabeekeepers.org.uk/


NDB Short course – Seasonal Management 

Swansea 12th & 13th October – Margaret Murdin & Marin Anastasov

Winter colony losses are regarded as a critical measurement of beekeeper success and broader honeybee survival. We view winter preparations as part of the natural seasonal cycle of beekeeping activity, and look to understand how the aims for our beekeeping and the management decisions we take at different times of the year may affect wintering readiness and success. We look in detail at the balance between objectives, aspirations, options, and unplanned events during the active seasons, and how these accommodate or disrupt a colony’s inherent seasonal cycle.

The NDB Short Courses can provide valuable discussion, learning, and hands-on experience for those planning to take the BBKA Assessments above Basic level. The Short Courses are aimed at those beekeepers with some experience of the craft; they are not aimed at novices. We can provide guidance to applicants as to the appropriateness of our Short Courses to their stage of beekeeping. We do ask that students respect this policy.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale now at £88.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seasonal-management-swansea-tickets-59514280816

The course will be held at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School, SA4 8PD, just 10 mins from junction 47 or 48 off M4.

Last page update 31/05/2019