Links and Resources

Find links to helpful resources and downloadable files for public relations, newsletters, beekeeping training information and other miscellaneous resources.






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Beekeeping Research and Education

- Clemson University (SC) Apiculture/Beekeeping | website | IPM | PDF on hive beetl 

- Center for Honeybee Research (CHBR) | website
 
- Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) Foundation for Honey Bee Research | website | newsletter
 
- International Bee Research Association | website | honeybees | what's happening to bees?
 
- USDA | Spread of Africanized Honeybees Map website | How to submit samples pdf
 
- ApiNews.com | website
 
- Native Plants for Bee Forage & Gardening | NC extension pdf | plant chart pdf | SC plants for bees pdf
 
- ScientificBeekeeping.com - Beekeeping through a Biologist's Eyes, Randy Oliver
 
- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - How Farmers & Gardeners Can Help Pollinators
 
- Beekeeping Guide for All Ages | ArticleMyriad website
 
- Live Monarch Foundation - save pollinators and encourage planting of wildflower seeds for pollinators

- City of Charleston Sustainability Projects | website

- Bees Hive: The house of all things bee. | website

- Apiarymap.com | view a Google map of hive locations around the world - add your own (Free)  

- Growing A Greener World TV: Beginning Backyard Beekeeper >Year 1 

- World of Animals "A Life Without Bees" - Dec 2015 | title pg

- The Xerces Society | website - bees and pollinator-friendly habitat conservation



Local Organizations Supporting Bees/Beekeeping

Charleston Community Bee Gardens (CCBG)
- A Place for Beekeepers with No Place to Keep Bees | Facebook

Cinebarre Theatre - 963 Houston-Northcutt Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 
- Annual location of "Charleston Honey & Bee Expo" - free educational event; local honey sales
Held annually on the day after the Bridge Run. Save-the-Date! Sunday, April 3, 2016 

The Bee Cause (TBC)
- Help put Honeybee Observation Hives in 1000 Schools | website

Queen and Comb - Tom Knaust 
- Honeybee education, consulting, nucleus colonies, honey | website

Dixie Plantation - College of Charleston

GrowFood Carolina 

The Green Heart Project
- Community volunteer organization that integrates school farms as outdoor classrooms teaching students the virtues of hard work, respect and success while connecting to fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce | website

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Urban Farm
- A living classroom to explore the connection between food and health | website

Party Plan-It  847 Houston-Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC  | website

Homegrown: John's Island Sustainable Farmers Market - 10a-2p on Saturdays
- Your connection to locally sourced, high quality, low-processed, nutritional fresh foods from safe farming practices | website 

- Sweetgrass Garden | Facebook

- Jeremiah Farm & Goat Dairy

- Lowcountry Local First:  Dirt Works Incubator Farm

Lowe's

- Living Landscapes of Charleston | Solitary bee houses - David Manger


- Roots and Shoots | native plants for pollinators


Shirt Tales Screen Printing | website

- Certified South Carolina Grown | website

- Wiggle Farm worm castings



South Carolina Beekeepers Association
- South Carolina Beekeepers Association (SCBA) | website | newsletter | vendors | masterbeekeeper pgm 

- Contact information/website list for Local Associations in South Carolina | local associations page



Beekeeper Resources
- SC Flowering Nectar Sources for Bees | SC: A  B 
- SC Pollinator Habitat Guide | pdf
- USDA - Using Farm Bill Programs and incentives for planting to aid pollinators | pdf
- Wateree's beekeeping flash-cards
- National Honey Board | website
- Bee equipment list | pdf
- Seasonal tasks | pdf
- Certification exam study guide | pdf
- Bee installation and bee splits | video links
- Training Hive frame descriptions | pdf
- Mosquito Abatement Program - submit form to identify location of your bee hives
- Requeening Instructions | slides
- Splitting a Colony - Walk Away Split | slides 

Honey Sales
- How to legally label and sell honey in SC; exemption form/label requirements | pdf | rules

Film Screening
- How to obtain authorization to offer films in public settings | Pratt library 

Vendors & Supplies

- Bee Well Honey

- Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

- Busy Bee Apiaries

Dixie Bee Supply2672 Pageland Hwy. Lancaster, SC 29720 | 803-577-7871 | dixiebeesupply@gmail.com 
 

- G&S Bee Farm - Garry & Sheila Whitley | bees, queens, nucs, supplies | Albemarle, NC
 
 
 
- greenbeehives.com - #6 fine mesh screen (beetle traps)

- Holy Bee Press - products, services, beekeeping blog/advice | Masterbeekeeper Debra Roberts
 



Member Information, Hand-outs and Admin forms

- 2016 Membership form

- Save Our Bees Fund | flyer

- Release of Liability for bee rescue or removal | form

- Constitution & By-Laws | SCBA | CABA

- Meeting Hospitality:   2016 CABA Member Social/Holiday Luncheon - TBA 

- Meeting location worksheet 

- Review Tshirt inventory  

- Volunteer Sign-Up

- American Bee Journal | PDF - submission form for club members



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