The aim of the association is to offer help and support to our members, promote the craft of Beekeeping to advance and educate the public in the importance of Honeybees to the environment.....
Our aims and Ideals
The new summer / Winter 2016 - 2017 Programme is available to download and print as a PDF file, Follow the link on the Meetings page
Wakefield and Pontefract Beekeepers Association would like to thank the members who help stage and make the the 2016 Honey Show a success and well done to all the winners
Details of the class winners
No meeting in December
ARE YOU READY FOR WINTER?
ARE YOUR HIVES WINTER TIGHT
Protected against the winter gales
HAVE YOU ENOUGH STORES TO LAST?
Heft your hives on a regular basis
MOUSE GUARDS SHOULD BE FITTED AND LIDS SECURE
HAVE YOU PUT FONDANT ON?
if the bees need it they will take it down
Have you checked the verroa count treat if high
In the event of a heavy snowfall keep the entrance clear
Check your equipment for next season wash your bee suit
Sit down with a glass of mead and a good book in front of a roaring fire