Sunday, 18 November 2018

Rescuing a Honeybee Colony - a comb cut-out from a condemned building

Rescuing a Honeybee Colony - a comb cut-out from a condemned building
This colony had to be removed before the building they were in was demolished, so despite it being the wrong time of year to attempt this risky operation, we had ...

Saturday, 17 November 2018

How to handle a (male) hornet

How to handle a (male) hornet
Naturalist John Walters dissected a hornet nest with me in November 2018 (see other videos). In this clip, John demonstrates how to safely handle a male ...

Friday, 16 November 2018

Swarm of bees moving into top bar hive - time lapse

Swarm of bees moving into top bar hive - time lapse
Time-lapse sequence showing a swarm moving into a top bar hive bait box (a small TBH of about 32 litres capacity). This swarm landed on an acacia tree in ...

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Dave Goulson at the Moor Meadows Conference 2017

Dave Goulson at the Moor Meadows Conference 2017
Professor Dave Goulson of the University of Sussex talks about the threats to bees from pesticides and habitat loss.. Recorded at the Moor Meadows Conference ...

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

How to Make an Eco-Floor for a Beehive

How to Make an Eco-Floor for a Beehive
Phil Chandler explains the thinking behind his 'eco-floor' design and demonstrates how to create both an eco-floor and an eco-roof to make the beehive more ...

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

How I Built My Top Bar Bee Hive!

How I Built My Top Bar Bee Hive!
I built this top bar hive because some bees moved in where my brother works. The bees are happy in their new home! If you want to see the queen bee excluder ...

Top bar beehive ideas

Top bar beehive ideas
Collection of useful top bar beehive ideas all in one hive.

Saturday, 10 November 2018

BareFootBeeKeeper FINAL ALT2

BareFootBeeKeeper FINAL ALT2
The Barefoot Beekeeper. A film by Michael Piazza for DoLecturesUSA in Hopland, CA 9/2012.

Honey harvest from a top bar hive

Honey harvest from a top bar hive
Harvesting a couple of bars from our top bar hive.

Friday, 9 November 2018

What No Father Wants To Hear From His Little Girl

What No Father Wants To Hear From His Little Girl
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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

The Black Bee Project

The Black Bee Project
Crowdfunder project to re-establish the British Black Bee (a.k.a. North European honeybee) across the country, starting with sustainable breeding centres in the ...

Installing New Bees In A Top Bar Hive - Did We Mess Up?

Installing New Bees In A Top Bar Hive - Did We Mess Up?
We needed to install our new bees into a top bar hive this weekend, and we may have misjudged the weather before we started. When installing a new bee ...

Monday, 5 November 2018

How to Help Bees Defend Themselves Against Wasps

How to Help Bees Defend Themselves Against Wasps
I was asked to look at this hive, which was suffering from wasp attack. Here's what I found and what I did to help them defend themselves. See also the ...

Friday, 2 November 2018

The World Needs More Beekeepers

The World Needs More Beekeepers
Please sign the petition to help legalize urban beekeeping in Los Angeles! http://www.change.org/petitions/legalize-urban-beekeeping-in-los-angeles-2.

Thursday, 1 November 2018

Building a ZEST hive

Building a ZEST hive
The ZEST hive is unique among beehives due to its construction from insulating building blocks. While this makes it unsuitable for migratory beekeeping, it is ...