Message from the WBKA

Dear Beekeepers

If you have any articles, news items, letters etc for the spring edition of the Welsh Beekeeper please make sure that they are sent to the editor, Basil Wolf on by 31st January 2023.  Similarly, if anyone has any entries for our quarterly photograph competition they should be sent to Basil by the same date (31st January

If there are any subjects that you or your members would like to see covered in the magazine this year please do not hesitate to let Basil know and we will do our best to commission an author to write a appropriate article.


WBKA Skep Webinar

Joining us for our first webinar of 2023 is Chris Park, who shall be sharing the ABCs of Skep Beekeeping. Chris will be a familiar face to many, as a lot of beekeepers will have had the pleasure of meeting him at various beekeeping events or attending his skep workshops.

When not skepping, Chris can be found running Acorn Education, and is dedicated to integrating nature and education, by providing experiential learning for all of the senses.

To book your free place please click on the link below


Webinar reminder -Wednesday 7th December!🐝

On Wednesday the 7th of December at 7.30pm we welcome back a familiar face to many Scottish beekeepers, Professor Jamie Ellis, who shall be discussing how to Recognise and Address Queen Events.

To book your free place at this webinar please click here 

Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. At the University, he has
responsibilities in extension, instruction and research related to honey bees. Dr. Ellis and his team conduct research projects in the fields of honey bee husbandry,
conservation and ecology, and integrated crop pollination. He created the University, South Florida and Caribbean Bee Colleges, and the University’s Master Beekeeper
Program. As an instructor, Dr. Ellis supervises Ph.D. and Masters’ students