RBKA OnLine No.38 – Integrated Pest Control – Applying IMP principles to Varroa Control

Video recording of a talk from Norman Carreck, Bsc CBiol FRSB FRES NBD from the  University of Sussex

… from the online Zoom Winter Monthly Meeting conference on Wednesday 2nd February, 2022.

To compliment this recording of the talk, Norman has provided us with a listing of related Websites and References.  Click here to download for viewing/printing.   

 

 

RBKA OnLine No.37 – The Role of Pollen and Spores in Criminal Investigation

Video recording of a talk from Prof. Patricia Wiltshire, of Southampton University (and MVDC Local Councillor for Ashtead), explaining the importance of pollen identification in modern forensic science.

… from the online Zoom Winter Monthly Meeting conference on Wednesday 5th January, 2022.

 

 

RBKA OnLine No.36 – What is killing honey bees?

Video recording of a talk from Dr Jamie Ellis, of Florida University, in which he reveals that each of us already know the answers to the question … and provides new sources of information to help us tackle at least a couple of them.

… from the online Zoom Winter Monthly Meeting conference on Wednesday 1st December, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.35 – Do Drone Congregation Areas Really Exist?

Video recording of a talk from Dr Joe Woodgate, of Queen Mary University of London, in which he also asks and addresses the question … What can radar tracking tell us about drone congregation areas?

… from the online Zoom Winter Monthly Meeting conference on Wednesday 6th October, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.34 – Talking about guarding against and recovering from swarming.

Video recording of conversations with Adam Leitch and Vince Gallo + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Summer Weekly Meeting conference on Wednesday 5th May, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.33- Too Cold to Inspect – so lets Talk about Inspections

Video recording of conversations with Adam Leitch and Vince Gallo about the 3 hive inspections conducted to-date at Henfold Apiary + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Summer Weekly Meeting conference on Wednesday 28th April, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.32 – 3rd Full Colony Inspection

Video (live) recording of a Weekly Inspection Procedure by Adam Leitch on 21st April at Henfold Apiary + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Summer Weekly Meeting conference on Wednesday 21st April, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.31 – 2nd Full Colony Inspection

Video (live) recording of a Weekly Inspection Procedure by Vince Gallo on 14th April at Henfold Apiary + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Summer Weekly Meeting conference on Wednesday 14th April, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.30 – 1st Full Colony Inspection

Video recording of a Weekly Inspection Procedure by Adam Leitch on 31st March at Henfold Apiary + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Summer Weekly Meeting conference on Wednesday 7th April, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine Special – Winter Losses

Video recording of a Discussion Forum conducted on 24th March 2021 in response to reports by many Members of experiencing significant Winter Losses of colonies.

… with particular thanks to all those sharing their issues, contributing to the discussion, and offering advice.

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RBKA OnLine No.29 – Preparing for Spring

Video recording of a presentation by Simon Ford – Preparing for Spring + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Winter Meeting conference on Wednesday 3rd March, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine Special – Wax Extraction & Refining

Video compilation of presentations by Keith Mackie – Wax Extraction & Refining.

… with thanks to Keith and with his permission –  from text, photographs and video clips first posted on the WhatsApp: RBKA – Crew group during February, 2021.

 

 

RBKA OnLine No.28 – In Self Defence

Video recording of a presentation by Celia Davis NDB – In Self Defence + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Winter Meeting conference on Wednesday 3rd February, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.27 – Recognising and Addressing Queen Events

Video recording of a presentation by Jamie Ellis – Recognising and Addressing Queen Events + Q&A’s that followed.

… from the online Zoom Winter Meeting conference on Wednesday 6th January, 2021.

 

RBKA OnLine No.25 – Products of the Hive

Video recording of presentations by Laura Wilbraham – making Polish, Gill Simpson & Sue Hickson – making Wax Wraps, Trevor Keast – refining Wax for Blocks, Candles & Showing, and Vince Gallo – making Meads + discussion that followed.

… from the online Zoom Winter Meeting conference on Wednesday 7th October, 2020.

 

 

RBKA OnLine No.24 – Preparing for Winter

Video recording of and Slides from the presentation by Master Beekeeper Geoff Blay +  Q&A’s and discussion that followed.

Including an appreciation for all that have contributed to the continued Functioning of RBKA and our 24 Online Meetings & Presentations this Summer.

… from the online Zoom group conference on Wednesday 30th Sept. 2020.

click above – Full Video Presentation      click below – Presentation Slides Only

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RBKA OnLine No.23 – Perilous Journeys – how do bees avoid crashing or getting lost’

Video recording of the presentation by guest presenter Joanna Brebner, Phd student at Queen Mary University of London, (working on a project ‘Bee Navigation and Orientation) +  Q&A’s and discussion that followed.

… from the online Zoom group conference on Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

 

RBKA OnLine No.22 – Bottling.

Video recording of the presentation by Anna Slade +  Q&A’s and discussion that followed.

… from the online Zoom group conference on Wednesday 16th September 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

RBKA OnLine No.21 – Plants for Pollinators.

Video recording of

Video recording of the presentation by Mark Tuson, Member and Team Leader at RHS Wisley +  Q&A’s and discussion that followed.

… from the online Zoom group conference on Wednesday 9th September 2020.

 

RBKA OnLine No.20 – Recorded: Cost Nothing and Work.

Video recording of presentations by Members of items of equipment they use for their beekeeping that cost them next to nothing to make (or relatively little to obtain) + the few Q&A’s that the remaining time permitted.

… from the online Zoom group conference on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.