The Scottish Native Honey Bee Society (SNHBS) is a charity which is registered in Scotland with OSCR. Our aims are :

  • To encourage beekeeping using Scottish native honey bees and promote their reinstatement within Scotland
  • To share skills in assessment, breeding and propagation of native and local honey bees
  • To promote the qualities of native honey bees to beekeepers
  • To promote the conservation of native honey bees to the public and work towards positive actions for conservation
  • To encourage scientific research that clarifies the conservation, improvement and health of native honey bees

[Photo: John Durkacz]