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Ireland’s wild Honey bees

Ireland’s wild honey bees are defying the odds, and experts want to know why. Citizen scientists have been asked to participate in a new online survey to record sightings of the distinctive northern black “free living” bee. There is only … Continue reading

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Sicamm Conference September 2020

Expressions of Interest are invited for presentations to The 2020 SICAMM Conference Societas Internationalis pro Conservatione Apis melliferae melliferae To be held in Ireland, 4th – 6th September 2020 SICAMM/NIHBS 2020 Conference ‘Going Native – the Potential of the Black … Continue reading

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Coloss survey on winter losses

COLOSS: Honey Bee Colony Loss/Survival Survey 2018/2019 The annual COLOSS survey on winter colony losses is now available for completion online by clicking the hyperlink: Alternatively, it can be completed manually by printing the pdf file Completed surveys should be … Continue reading

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Successful Conference ends

This was our biggest conference to date with almost 200 enthusiastic native bee supporters in attendance           Many thanks to all of those who organised a very successful conference. The next conference in September 2020 will … Continue reading

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NIHBS conference starts tomorrow

6.00p.m Prof. Francis Ratnieks The Sussex Plan for honeybee health and well being: foraging, mating and disease control 7.00p.m. Poster Presentations. 1 Katherine Burns, UCD 2. Laura Curtin, LIT 7.20 p.m.Helen Mooney Open discussion, focusing on Chalkbrood 7.45 p.m.Presentation of … Continue reading

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NIHBS information leaflets

NIHBS information leaflets will be available at the conference next weekend – 1st and 2nd March

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NIHBS Munster Region Seminar Mallow 30th March

Honey Bee Improvement Seminar Hibernian Hotel, Mallow, Co. Cork Speakers include Aoife Nic Giolla Coda, Keith Browne, Jack Hassett, Colm O Neill, PJ Curran Full details in the link below Mallow Seminar 30th March

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Conference 2019 speakers

NIHBS has lined up an impressive list of speakers for the 2019 conference on 1st and 2nd March. There is a profile of each speaker here AND this year you can register and pay in advance using Ticket tailor – see … Continue reading

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NIHBS Conference Athlone 1st – 2nd March 2019

Conference Flyer  

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DAFM Horticulture Grant Scheme for beekeepers

Click the link below for info on the DAFM Grant scheme.  It has been tailored specifically to beekeepers. This Scheme is intended to assist in the development of the commercial horticulture sector, including beekeeping, by grant aiding capital investments in … Continue reading

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