Worthing Beekeepers

Worthing Beekeepers, nestled in the picturesque coastal area of Worthing in West Sussex, epitomizes a community deeply committed to the preservation and promotion of beekeeping. This local beekeeping association serves as a hub for enthusiasts, both novice and experienced, fostering a shared passion for apiculture and environmental stewardship.

At the heart of Worthing Beekeepers lies a dedication to education. The association actively engages in organizing workshops, training sessions, and educational programs to equip aspiring beekeepers with the knowledge and skills needed to nurture thriving bee colonies. From understanding hive dynamics to practical aspects of beekeeping, Worthing Beekeepers provides a supportive environment for continuous learning.

Community involvement is a cornerstone of Worthing Beekeepers' ethos. The association encourages collaboration among its members, creating a network where individuals can exchange experiences, insights, and best practices. Regular meetings, apiary visits, and social events contribute to a sense of camaraderie, further strengthening the bond within the Worthing beekeeping community.

Worthing Beekeepers also play a crucial role in raising awareness about the importance of bees in the local ecosystem. Through outreach programs, they educate the public about the significance of pollinators and the role beekeeping plays in supporting biodiversity. By fostering a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between bees and the environment, Worthing Beekeepers actively contribute to environmental conservation efforts.

The association's commitment extends beyond theoretical knowledge, with hands-on experiences playing a pivotal role. Worthing Beekeepers often organize practical sessions in their local apiaries, allowing members to apply their knowledge and gain confidence in handling bees and managing hives effectively.

In Worthing Beekeepers, individuals find not just a club but a community that shares a common goal — to promote responsible and sustainable beekeeping practices. Whether one is a seasoned beekeeper or a novice taking the first steps into the world of apiculture, Worthing Beekeepers stands as a beacon of support, fostering a love for bees and a dedication to their well-being.

APHA Bee Inspectors
There are two APHA Inspectors that cover the Worthing area and can be contacted by members and non members alike if they need advice about disease recognition, they are:

Regional Bee Inspector, South Eastern Region:  Thomas Bickerdike

Seasonal Bee Inspector, South Eastern Region: Diane Steele

For general queries, contact the National Bee Unit Tel: 01904 462510

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