Workshop Presentations:

Winter Hive Preparation, West Kootenays August 20, 2022


Planning for 2023 – British Columbia Beekeeping Resources:

British Columbia Bee Breeders:

Beekeeping Equipment and Suppliers:

Registered Drugs and Chemicals:

Tutorial on Making Nucleus Colonies:

Tutorial on Introducing a Nucleus Colony:


Useful Links:

BC Honey Producers’ Association:

BC Ministry of Agriculture:

Dr. Leonard Foster Lab at UBC:

National Bee Diagnostic Centre:

University of Guelph Honey Research Bee Centre Videos:


Beekeeping Businesses:

Example of a beekeeping business plan:

Financing and mentoring program (including side-hustle): 

Loans for young women entrepreneurs in BC: 

Business support: 

Workshops and online seminars: 

 Foundational Leadership Skills: https://cahrc-receives-funding-to-support-agriculture-workforce



Canadian Tech Transfer Programs:





Quebec – Deschambault Animal Science Research Center:

Atlantic Canada:


Fall Feeding:

BC Ministry of Agriculture and Food: Beekeeping Calendar for British Columbia

Alberta Beekeepers: What’s in your Sugar?

Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association: The Importance of Quality Feed for Bees


Additional Resources from Colleagues:

Two Bees in a Podcast:

PolliNation Podcast: