DWF/FBA Joint winter programme  for 2016/17  

DWF/FBA  Joint winter programme  for 2016/17  

DWF and Joint meetings take place at Portmoak Hall 7.30pm

06.10.16 DWF          Dan Basterfield              Foraging Behaviour
13.10.16 FBA DAIRSIE Margaret Thomas                  Manual Handling
20.10.16 Joint Training for Basic Beekeeping Certificate – 1 – Enid
27.10.16 Joint Training for Basic Beekeeping Certificate – 2 – Janice
03.11.16 DWF         Joyce Nisbet –              Observation Hives
10.11.16 FBA DAIRSIE Gavin Ramsay              Scottish Native Bee society
17.11.16 Joint Meal – Grouse and Claret. Booking essential.
24.11.16 Joint Training for Basic Beekeeping Certificate – 3 – Margaret Thomas
01.12.16 DWF       Margaret Ginman –             The Bee Farmers
08.12.16 FBA DAIRSIE Dr Gavin Ballantyne       Weird and Wonderful Pollintors 
15.12.16 Joint Training for Basic Beekeeping Certificate – 4 – Margaret Thomas
22.12.16 Christmas Holidays
05.01.17 DWF       Phil McAnespie        (tba)
12.01.17 FBA DAIRSIE Bron and Dave Wright                          Bees and Trees
19.01.17 Joint Beginners Class 1 – Enid.  Introduction. Structure of the course. Talk from Martin Kay
26.01.17 Joint Beginners Class 2 – Janice.  Occupants of the Hive
02.02.17 DWF Question Panel
09.02.17 FBA DAIRSIE speaker Anne Chilcott, ‘At the Hive Entrance’.  
16.02.17 Joint Beginners Class 3 – Enid.  Disease.  Breakout discussion
23.02.17 Joint Beginners Class 4 – Enid. Opening a hive- How, When & Why
02.03.17 DWF AGM followed by talk on Selling Honey – Enid.  Refreshments
09.03.16 FBA DAIRSIE AGM followed by talk on Selling Honey – Enid.  Refreshments
16.03.17 Joint Beginners Class 5 – Enid.  Building frames and hives
23.03.17 Joint Beginners Class 6 – John D.  Autumn and Winter
30.03.17 Joint Beginners Class 7 – Janice.  Spring and Summer
06.04.17 DWF Easter Holidays/ BBKA Spring convention week
13.04.17 Joint

DAIRSIE

Enid     Swarm Control   Everybody – especially beginners and new beekeepers
20.04.17 Joint Beginners Class 8 – John D. Apiary locations, Stings.  Film – The Bee Tree
27.04.17 Joint Beginners Class 9 – Film on general beekeeping.  Breakout discussion

 

 

 

All Meetings begin at 7.30 pm sharp, except

 Beginners class 1  19/01 which is 6.30 for registration

 

Other important dates

08.10.16 Fruit Festival, Perth
08/09.10.16 Botanics Apple Day, St Andrews
11.10.16 Perth  & D. BKA  Question Panel
27-29.10.16 National Honey Show, Sandown Park, London
19.11.16 SBA Members Day, Dewars Centre, Perth
26.11.16 SBA Committee Meeting
10-11.03.17 Ulster Beekeepers Conference, Greenmount
06-09.04.17 BBKA Spring Convention, Harper Adam

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Program winter 2016