Bee Links


 Here is a list of links to beekeeping/bee related websites, news and video links. SCBA has no affiliation with these sites, but include them as added resources for learning about bees and beekeeping.

In the News

Honey, It’s Electric: Bees Sense Charge On Flowers

Use of Common Pesticide Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

How to Reduce Bee Poisining from pesticides

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

Pesticides linked to honeybee decline
The first study conducted in a natural environment has shown that systemic pesticides damage bees’ ability to navigate

Study: Disorientation from pesticides a clue to bee disorder

How Bees Are Harmed by Common Crop Pesticides

Pesticides suspected in mass die-off of bees

2 Studies Point to Common Pesticide as a Culprit in Declining Bee Colonies

Honey as an Antibiotic: Scientists Identify a Secret Ingredient in Honey That Kills Bacteria

Why the Bees Are Dying

Bumblebees Dying

New Technique Could Help Solve Mystery of Vanishing Bees

Pheromone Increases Foraging Honey Bees, Leads to Healthier Hives

Bee Pastures May Help Pollinators Prosper

Brain Gene Expression Changes When Honey Bees Go the Distance

Scientist Tracks Origins of Bootleg Honey from China


About the Honey Bee
Africanized Honey Bees
Amazing Benefits of Honey!
American Beekeeping Federation
Backyard Beekeeping – Davis Wiki
Bee Hive plan woodworking plans
Bee-Friendly Farming Self-Certification
Beekeeping Journal
Beekeeping with Children
Beemaster Home Page
Bees and When to Harvest Honey – Hobby Farms
Beesource Beekeeping – Types of Hives and Hive Equipment

Betterbee’s Glossary of Beekeeping Terms
Bloomfield Bees
Building Beekeeping equipment
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm, Inc.
CNG – Apiary Standards
Flower Pollinators: All About Bees and Beekeeping
Flower Pollination Resource Guide
Guide To Bee-Friendly Gardens
Emma’s great reference link “The Bees Knees”
Handbook for Natural Beekeepers & Apiary Standards
Hive Robbers | The Bee Space
Honey Crop – The National Honey Board
Honey Label Requirements and Infographic
Liberty 4-H Bees – beekeeping for kids
Marketing Your Honey | Bees Buzzing
Marin Beekeepers
The Melissa Gardens
The Napa Valley Bee Company
Native Bees
News on Colony Collapse Disorder
Organic Beekeeping
Partners for Sustainable Pollination
Sustainable Beekeeping Introduction Robin Morris
Thank Nature
The Barefoot Beekeeper
The Flower Blog – Beekeepers Guide
The Gardening Tutor
The Xerces Society – Pollinator Conservation Resource
The Yellow Dot Project
UC Davis Department of Entomology
Urban Bee Gardens
What is Propolis