Invite to a talk by Clive de Bruyn.
Clive will be coming along to Flint & Districts September meeting to talk about
“What can the Hobby Beekeeper learn from commercial and professional beekeepers?”
Entry is £2 to include refreshments. The meeting will be held at Northop, Flintshire on Saturday 24th September. Please contact the secretary for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clive started beekeeping in the 1960s, and has managed colonies in 11 counties. He was employed at the National Beekeeping Unit in the 1980s, supervising disease inspection officers. He has worked in a UK beefarming enterprise (2000+ colonies), raising 1000 queens annually. Clive’s first beekeeping exam was in 1970, whilst a committee member of the Village Bee Breeders Association (now BIBBA). He gained the National Diploma in Beekeeping in 1976. For 15 years he was the County Beekeeping Lecture in Essex. He was the British delegate to Apimondia for 16 years. Within the BBKA and NDB Clive has been a board member and an examiner. Clive has travelled widely to study beekeeping (30+ countries). He is the author of several books and papers.