WBKA online Library
Links into resources
which are of interest to Beekeepers.
|Beekeeping Books online|
|The Antient Bee-master's farewell by John Keys of Bee Hall, Pembroke. Publication date 1796||Read Now|
|British bee-keeper's guide book to the management of bees in movable-comb hives, and modern bee-appliances by Cowan, T. W. (Thomas William), 1840-1926||Read Now|
|At the Hive Entrance by H. Storch Translated From German by F. Celis||Read Now|
|Bees for Development|
|Bees for development has introduced a number of training fact sheets, which can be viewed and downloaded.||Fact Sheets|
|Dave Cushman: Bee Keeping & Bee Breeding|
One of the most informative sites based in the UK is Dave Cushman (1946-2011). A past member and chair holder of the WBKA, who was a dedicated beekeeper and webmaster. A major reason why Dave generated the website, which is dedicated to the study of bees, was to educate, both beekeepers and the general public about bees in general. Includes specific methods and those used by beekeepers in handling bees as well as the means whereby we can breed "better" bees.
|Eva Crane Trust|
Formed by Dr Eva Crane (1912 – 2007); having established during her lifetime the Bee Research Association (BRA). That later became the International Bee Research Association (IBRA), which was originally based in Cardiff, Wales.
Dr Eva Crane was a prolific contributor of published papers and documents concerning various aspects of Apiculture and Beekeeping world-wide.
|Historical WBKA online|
|Historical archive summary of wbka.com via the Internet Way Back Machine-Saved 86 times between March 27, 2003 to June 29, 2017.||Development Summary of wbka.com|
|Miscellaneous Articles & Papers|
|Welsh honey 'as potent as Manuka'; Cardiff University analysed the honey created by bees from 250 Welsh hives to find plants they had visited with high antimicrobial properties.||Read Now|
|Scottish Beekeepers Association Magazine Archive||Access|
Honeybee research articles from Cornell University, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior; Zoology, Ecology, Entomology. (Many thanks to the Gwynedd Beekeeping Yahoo mailing group for this contribution.)
Last page update 20/02/2018