13th April 2011: Keeping Urban Bees by Chris Guthrie
On Wednesday 13th April 2011 – 7.30pm at TV21, Chris Guthrie gave a talk on Urban Beekeeping…
Name of speaker and subject:
Chris Guthrie – Bees
Title of talk:
Keeping Urban Bees
Bullet points of what you would like to cover:
- Why we should do it
- How difficult is it
- What are the rewards
- What did I learn
Suggested you-tube links, websites and/or texts where further information may be found:
A few words about you and your passion:
I keep Bees in a hive at a University. Been keeping them for nearly a year and find it fascinating, thought it was worth sharing with people. Currently Bees are under threat and modern life may have a lot to do with this.
A few lines about the history of your subject:
People have kept Bees since forever and they and honey have always had a special significance and symbolism. However, it may be that the whole area is ripe for innovation and different ways of thinking.