Fleet Lions Honeybees

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The Lions kindly agreed to sponsor a honeybee colony a year ago. Unfortunately, the weather worked against us, and the honeybee population suffered as did last years’ honey harvest yield. This meant that we were unable to start a new Fleet Lions colony last season.

The good news is that this spring the elements were in alignment, and (now) President Mark was able to start a new colony. 

Fleet Lions Honeybee Colony: Part 1 - Moving into their new home

In the first video when we transferred the colony into its permanent home but we found that the queen was missing. If we didn’t get a queen in there the colony was doomed. What happened next? Watch and see here.

The intention is that we will video and publish a vlog on the colony’s journey, the trials and tribulations of the bees and the beekeepers. Hopefully, it will be both educational and a bit of fun. 

A few weeks ago, we filmed a visit to the apiary where we moved the small colony into its new home. Part 2 will be published soon the 8th August so please hit the subscribe button to get updates as and when they are published.

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