Open to all beekeepers in Scotland
We hope 2021 will see a gradual easing of restrictions as the Covid pandemic comes under control. We have planned an extended search for native honey bees this year which involves an easy to use initial photo screening and further assessment by a team of experienced Conservation Project assessors.
Our aim is to find good strains of native and near-native honey bees that are endemic to Scotland.
Continue reading “2021 Survey for Scottish Native Honey Bees”
Many members are seeking to buy native bees and been frustrated by the lack of stocks and information about breeders. So let us explain the current situation, to avoid disappointment, and outline SNHBS’s plans to increase Amm availability for the future.
Continue reading “Sourcing native Scottish honey bees”
SNHBS now has a fund to provide financial support for members’ breeding groups and some other activities.
The money came from the winding-up of Arnamurchan’s Amm project and the Sunart, Ardnamurchan, Moidart & Morvern Beekeepers Association. Hence, we call it The SAMMBA Fund. Continue reading “SAMMBA Fund – open for applications”