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The Rules
PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING
1 1 The Rules
02-13-2020, 12:26 PM
by biobee
Your feedback and suggestions
Tell us what you think we could do better
1 1 New forum
02-13-2020, 12:49 PM
by biobee
Balanced Beekeeping events and training
Top bar and natural beekeeping courses and other events, anywhere in the world. Post your events and course here, using location and date in the subject line.
1 1 Balanced Beekeeping Event...
02-13-2020, 12:46 PM
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FRIENDS OF THE BEES
Friends of the Bees is a UK-based non-profit dedicated to improving conditions for pollinators. We are volunteers and all donations are used to fund projects in alignment with our aims.
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British Black Bee Project
Discussion of, progress of and matters related to our Black Bee breeding project
1 1 ARCHIVE LINK
02-13-2020, 12:44 PM
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Suggestions and offers of help
1 1 Help support Friends of t...
02-13-2020, 12:54 PM
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Introduce yourself
Post some information about yourself - location, interests, beekeeping experience - get to know other beekeepers in your area and around the world.
2 6 Intro
02-18-2020, 11:12 AM
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Beginners start here
If you are new to beekeeping, or only to 'natural' or top bar beekeeping, this is the best place to do some reading and ask basic questions.
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URGENT Help needed now!
Post your emergencies ONLY here: stuff that needs a quick fix to avoid dire consequences.
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Natural / Balanced Beekeeping discussions & questions
Ask questions and discuss any beekeeping topic here, particularly those concerned with top bar and natural beekeeping.
1 1 ARCHIVE LINK
02-13-2020, 12:59 PM
by biobee
Bee health: the treatment (or not) of bee pests and diseases
Discuss how we support bee health, including what we do if things go wrong. How do natural beekeepers deal with challenges to the health of their bees?
1 2 Chalkbrood disease
02-18-2020, 11:16 AM
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Treatment-Free Beekeeping
Is going treatment-free the best thing we can do for our bees long-term? Discuss.
1 1 ARCHIVE LINK
02-13-2020, 01:00 PM
by biobee
Bee products, recipes, bee plants and apitherapy
Post your recipes and discuss honey, propolis, beeswax, royal jelly etc. and the many uses thereof here, including medical applications. Also post here information about plants with a special relevance to bees: beneficial or otherwise.
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Environmental issues, GM, pesticides and campaigning
The bio-tech companies have been telling us for years that GM is safe for us and for bees. Now they are telling us pesticides are safe, despite plenty of evidence to the contrary. Discuss environmental issues here.
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Wild and feral honeybees and other bee species
Surviving feral honeybees may be a genetic goldmine in the battle against pests and diseases. Other bee species are also important to wild flower and crop pollination. This is the place to discuss bee conservation.
1 1 ARCHIVE THREAD
02-13-2020, 01:01 PM
by biobee
TV, Video, Blogs and Other Media
Post here references and links to informative beekeeping articles that you spot in the media, including YouTube videos and podcasts.
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Beekeeping Book and Product Reviews
Post reviews of beekeeping books and products here. Please post your own reviews, not copied from other sites or media, and NO COVERT ADVERTISING: affiliate links will be removed!
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The Barefoot Beekeeper - the book, the podcast and the app!
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Foraging on the Far Side
Discussions deemed to belong to the Far Side of the meadow...
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EXPERIMENTAL BEEKEEPING
Tell us about your experiments and research here.
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Research, references and other useful links
Post here links to important/interesting documents and sites containing reference material that may be useful to others. Please ensure your title gives a clear indication of the content of the link.
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Bright ideas and experiments
If you want to propose some research that others could participate in, or describe any experiments you are undertaking, here's the place to do so. Also post here your latest brainwaves for us all to share!
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02-13-2020, 12:40 PM
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Horizontal top bar hives
Discuss everything related to the building and management of horizontal top bar hives - Kenyan, Tanzanian or other designs.
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Warre, Japanese and other vertical top bar hives
The Warre hive is a 'minimum maintenance' alternative to conventional hives for beekeepers who want to harvest honey, or simply prefer vertical to horizontal hives. The Japanese hive is similar to the Warre and so is included here, along with variations on this theme.
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Perone Hive
Oscar Perone's hive is a large-capacity, 'leave alone' style top bar hive that may be of particular interest to people living in rural areas.
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Conventional and miscellaneous hives
Discuss beekeeping in conventional box/frame and other hives not covered elsewhere. Please bear in mind our focus on natural beekeeping.
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SALES AND WANTS
Looking for something - or have something to sell? As long as it is bee-related, post it here. Do not over-do it!
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Wanted
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For Sale
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