Resources

NEW December 2019

The following link is to “All About Bees” collection of over 70 links related to bees (melittology). This resource is provided by a UK Wirefence company and is designed for use by teachers since it can be sorted by children or adults and then by teaching and learning materials, games, videos, glossaries, databases of the different species and pieces of general knowledge.

Links to Videos, Guides and Checklist at Beekeeping Safety Resources are provided by a UK rope supplier.

Plant a Bee Garden with some of the best plants to have in your pollinator garden as provided by The Honeybee Conservancy

NEW April 18, 2019: Native and Honey Bee Resources

Healthy Colony Checklist by Bayer Bee Care

References and Resources on Selected Pesticides (Selected by Jessica Louque

Pesticide Toxicity to Bees “Traffic Light” List

North Carolina State University Apiculture Program

Beekeeping Web Resources (Selected by Debbie Roos)

The Beekeepers’ Library (Strathcona Beekeepers Association of Vancouver)

Historical Digital Beekeeping Collections
The Hive and the Honeybee (Everett Franklin Phillips Beekeeping Collection)
The Charles C. Miller Apicultural Collection

Video Links:

The presentations featured at the links below were presented at the 2018 National Honey Show in Surrey, England by Clarence Collison. He writes monthly column “A Closer Look” for Bee Culture magazine.

2018 National Honey Show Lectures By Clarence Collison

Applying The Basics Of Honey Bee Biology
Examining Combs – What Do They Tell You
A Closer Look at Factors Affecting Queen Quality  
Glandular System Of Honey Bees 

Other lecture videos can be found HERE
All UK’s National Honey Show Lecture Videos

Guides
A Field Guide to Honey Bees and Their Maladies (Revised 2015)
A Quick Reference Guide to Honey Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators, and Diseases  
U.S. Cooperative Extension System Honey Bee Health Resources

Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida) Online Info:

NC State University  
Clemson University
University of Georgia
University of Florida 
University of Arkansas
Varroa
Webinars by Meghan Milbrath Michigan State University Beekeeping
Why Did My Bees Die 2018  (20 minutes)
Understanding Varroa Risk (20 minutes)
Making A Plan for the Varroa Mite  (1 hour and 18 minutes)

Tools for Varroa Management (June 1, 2018)
Newsletters
Wolfpack’s Waggle Newsletters

Webinars
NC State Apiculture Program Beekeeping Webinars
The Ohio State University Bee Lab Webinars 

Web-Based Training
NC State BEES Online 
Ohio State Beekeepers Introduction to Beekeeping 
    Dr. James Tew’s Online “Backyard Beekeeping” 


Links to Beekeeping Forums

World Wide Beekeeping Forum
Beemaster International Beekeeping Forum
Beesource Beekeeping Forum 
UK Beekeeping Forum 
An International Beekeeping Community Forum

 

Other Resources
Certified Naturally Grown Apiary Standards
Handbook for Natural Beekeeping
A Guide to Beekeeping from Flowers to Harvesting
Bees, Hornets and Wasps