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March 2024 Meetings & Events

Group meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 – 9pm at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton, NE12 8EH. You can view directions from your postcode using the map on the contact page. Our meetings normally include a guest speaker.

  • March Meeting

    Tuesday, 12th March 2024,

    Talk on Spring management, getting ready for the beekeeping season ahead. 

  • March Meeting

    Tuesday, 12th March 2024,

    Shirley & Richard Bond - bee microscopy.

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Swarm Advice

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In summer we get many questions from the public about bees and other insects.

Swarm advice on the BBKA website Download our Swarm Information leaflet

Bee Friendly Gardening

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Honey bees and other pollinators depend on flowers for their food. Planting a wide range of flowers and minimising use of herbicides and pesticides makes a huge difference. More information:

BBKA website Bumble Bee Conservation website
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