A chance to meet with like-minded people for a chat. The main topic will be "Hands-off
beekeeping – when does it become irresponsible?". Meeting will be held near the Lancashire / North Yorkshire border (15 miles east from M6 junction 34) on Saturday 2nd February 2013 at 2.00 pm. If you are interested in coming please use the "Contact Me" button to the left and I will e-mail further info and directions.
As the last week-end of hive building was a success, there will be another opportunity to join a small group of like-minded people to build a top-bar hive on March 16th & 17th 2013 at Brinscall Hall in Lancashire. No previous woodworking experience is needed as full guidance will be available.
I'm not convinced that it will have any effect on our government, but the case against neonicotinoid pesticides that is being placed before the House of Commons Select Committee has been published on the House of Commons web site. Well worth a read. Although there's a lot of information there to digest, most of it is not too technical. I hope our leaders find it as disturbing as I do!