Welcome to the Kent Beekeepers Association (KBKA) website

kbka_wp_logo-100With twelve local beekeeping branches in the Kent Beekeepers Association there are always lectures and demonstrations happening in Kent.
To find out more contact your nearest branch secretary.  A map of branches, and links to their individual websites, can be found on our Branches page.

For help with honey bee swarms, and information and advice about other types of bees, wasps and hornets, please see the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) website. The KBKA is a member association of the BBKA.

Asian Hornet
The threat posed by the invasive Asian Hornet should not be underestimated. It poses a very real risk to honey bees and many other inspect pollinators.
It is vital that beekeepers and members of the general public work together to spot, identify and report Asian Hornets – so that the authorities can act quickly to destroy nests of this invasive species.

The latest information on sightings and nest destructions are available through the BBKA’s Incursion Map.
Lots of information on the Asian Hornet, and what we can do about them are available on the BBKA’s Asian Hornet pages

Even more information regarding the Asian Hornet are available from BeeBase. You can also download the Asian Hornet Identification Guide (v5) here.

[Asian Hornet © Gilles San Martin via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)]

Asian Hornet © Gilles San Martin via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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