Links of Interest

If you have some favorite links related to our passion and
they’re not here, please pass them on. 

Bees and Honey: Creating Pollinator Gardens (3/17/2021)
https://www.bottlestore.com/beesandhoneycreatingpollinatorgardens

How You Can Help Count and Conserve Native Bees (12/10/2020)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/07/science/native-bees-census.html

Washington State Officials Hunt for Colony of ‘Murder Hornets’ (10/3/2020)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/03/us/murder-hornets-colony-Washington-state.html

Armoatherapy in the Apiary (9/22/2020)
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/21/science/bees-pollination-scent.html

A guide to beekeeping for beginners. (7/1/2020)
Courtesy of Flowers Across Australia via Sean Morrissy
https://blog.flowersacrosssydney.com.au/beekeeping-guide-beginners/

Creating a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard (Angies List). (3/19/2020)
Courtesy of Rutland, Vermont Horticulture Society via Jan Baker
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/creating-wildlife-habitat-your-backyard.htm

A Warm Winter Means Headaches For Beekeepers : NPR One audio clip. (2/13/2020)
https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=804616673:804616674

Dr. Anthony Snider, U.N.C.W. professor, gave a presentation entitled “Honey Plants” at the January NHCBA meeting. It should be of great interest to all beekeepers in SouthEastern North Carolina. He has graciously agreed that we could post it to our website. (2/2/2020)
https://nhcbeekeepers.org/library/2020-Local-Honey-Flowers-Snyder.pdf

A great link from a 4-H fan and his beekeeping project, thanks Jorge. (12/18/2018)
https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/bringing-up-bees-at-home/

You’re a Bee. This Is What It Feels Like. (12/11/2017)
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/02/science/bees-pollen-senses.html

Bee, Hornet, Wasp? Visit this link for recognition details of these fascinating insects (10/8/2017)
https://www.alansfactoryoutlet.com/bees-hornets-and-wasps-of-the-world

Healthy Bees – Healthy People – Healthy Planet (7/18/2017)
http://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/

From our 5th Grade friend Lauren (2/6/2017)
http://www.avasflowers.net/teaching-kids-about-the-importance-of-honeybees

Ashley Stephenson, our most recent past club president, is featured in this interesting program about the rust-patched bumble bee (another important pollinator) (1/20/2017)
http://www.wect.com/story/34240102/beekeeper-buzzing-over-new-presidential-protections-on-bumblebees

Honeybees and Winter (12/26/2016)
http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20161225/honeybees-buzz-through-winter

The Healing Powers of Honey (11/17/2016)
http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/11/the-healing-powers-of-honey/507770/

Pender event highlights growing interest in beekeeping (10/16/2016)
http://www.starnewsonline.com/entertainment/20161013/pender-event-highlights-growing-interest-in-beekeeping

Bee Informed: Why did my honey bees die?
https://beeinformed.org/2016/03/08/why-did-my-honey-bees-die/

Star News Interview with our Secretary, Nicole Jones
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20131227/ARTICLES/131229795/

Flowers and Bees: All about Honey – Pollination (5/2/2015)
http://www.serenataflowers.com/pollennation/flowers-bees-honey

7 Strange, But Great, Alternative Uses For Honey (2/22/2014)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/15/7-uses-for-honey_n_4791210.html

Europe Bans Pesticides In Move To Protect Honey Bees (4/30/2013)
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/29/179868454/europe-bans-pesticides-in-move-to-protect-honey-bees

The Otherworldly Calm of Wolfgang Laib’s Glowing Beeswax Room (4/5/2013)
http://tinyurl.com/cx7nw2b

Funny Honey? Bringing Trust To A Sector Full Of Suspicion (12/14/2011)
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/12/13/142903171/funny-honey-bringing-trust-to-a-sweet-sector-fraught-with-suspicion

From Our Blog

Halyburton Park Apiary Ceremony

Halyburton Park Apiary Ceremony

Halyburton Park Apiary Ceremony We’re thrilled to announce our ribbon cutting ceremony at Halyburton Park Apiary was a success! The ceremony was to display our new public apiary to the community. An apiary is an enclosed ‘bee park’ that is maintained by a beekeeper....

Ribbon Cutting RESCHEDULED

Ribbon Cutting RESCHEDULED

The ribbon cutting has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, September 12, 4pm at Halyburton Park! Be sure to join us for the bee hive dedication and reception to follow.

Honey Tasting Contest

Honey Tasting Contest

We recently had a honey tasting contest at our meeting and had members vote for their favorite honey! It was a sweet time for all. Our winner was Ellen Gurganious with her amazing Bee Kind Honey! Ellen won the Golden Hive Tool Award and bragging rights! A close 2nd...