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Annual General Meeting 2019
The Devon Beekeepers’ Association (DBKA) Annual General Meeting will be held at
Quince Honey Farm
(Note change of address)
Saturday 14th December 2019 at 10.15am
preceded by tea/coffee from 9.30am.
09.30 Complimentary tea/coffee
10.00 Welcome and Introduction – Christopher Smith, DBKA President
10.15 DBKA Annual General Meeting
11.15 Daisy Headley from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will
speak about the identification, threats and ecology of bumblebees
12.15 Lunch (see the note below) in the Quince Restaurant in the main building
(Return to the Honey Shed)
13.30 Presentations of awards including the Downing Bowl, Frank Alston
Memorial Skep and Education Certificates
14.30 John De Carteret from Jersey Beekeepers:
‘The Sequel to the Jersey Asian Hornet Experience’
14.45 DBKA Prize Draw followed by:
Q & A session with DBKA Officers on any issues members would like to raise
15.30 Closure by Christopher Smith.
Branch and Bumblebee Trust displays in the Honey Shed
NBU, DARG, AHAT, Sherriff and Thornes stands in the restaurant in the main building. Ample, free parking
An extensive choice of refreshments will be available in the Quince Honey Farm restaurant in the main building.
Packed lunches may be eaten in the Honey Shed.
Please note the programme may be subject to change
South West Asian Hornet Action Team Convention and Training Day
25th January 2020
The Canalside Conference Centre, Marsh Lane, Bridgwater. TA6 6LQ
Keen to Stop Asian Hornets, how to organise?
Not sure what is Good Practice?
What is the latest Thinking?
Where do you go to for help?
For information on Bees and swarms
Queen Marking colours – The year 2018 will be RED
The international agreed colour code for years ending with the following numbers is as follows:-
1 or 6 = White: 2 or 7 = Yellow: 3 or 8 =Red:: 4 or 9 = Green:: 0 or 5 = Blue.
This can be remembered by the phrase Why You Rear Good Bees