Varroa mite detection at Port of Newcastle threatens Australia's bee industry - ABC News

"Varroa mite has been detected in biosecurity surveillance hives at the Port of Newcastle, threatening the bee industry. Australia has been the only continent to remain free of the parasite, with previous detections in Queensland and Victoria eradicated.  ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping