Information and links to research and topics pertaining to beekeeping, honey, beeswax, and other gifts from the hive.
Free Resource Guide To Beekeeping - Recommended by Taylor, a high school volunteer at the Charlotte Library (Charlotte, Tennessee). Thanks, Taylor!
"Are Bees for Me?" PowerPoint presentation that will help you decide if you want to get into beekeeping.
BeeSource.com Online Sourcebook for Beekeeping is a most excellant resource for beekeepers both new and experienced. It includes plans for making beekeeping equipment, news items, links, and features an actively used bulletin board called "The Exchange" which offers discussion groups for all aspects of beekeeping.
The Guide to Beekeeing for Adults and Kids offers comprehensive information on all facets of the history and care of honeybees.
National Honey Board provides information and resources for the Honey Industry.
The Chemistry of Bees site gives describes the chemistry and chemicals used by the honeybee in honey, wax, propolis, bee venom, royal jelly, and communication pheromones.
Washington State Beekeepers Association serves hobbyist and professional beekeepers in Washington State.
West Virginia University Agricultural Extension offers research results, treatments, and lists of world literature for using various essential oils for varroa mite control in the hive.
Puget Sound Area Farmers Markets provides location and times for Farmers Markets located in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. Find out where your local Farmers Markets are and support your local beekeepers, artists, and family farms.
Bumble Bees Dying addresses the issue of declining Bumble Bee populations in the United States and other parts of the world. The site also offers many links to informational sources about Bumble Bees.
Pollinators - All About Bees and Beekeeping was provided by kids that are mentored by Kristy Griffin at their local youth center. (Enjoy lunch kids!)