Massachusetts Apiary Inspection Program
Kim Skyrm, Ph.D.
Chief Apiary Inspector/Apiary Program Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)

MDAR COMPLETE Varroa Mite Brochure   IPM and Treatments

https://www.northeastipm.org/ipm-in-action/publications/varroa-mite-ipm-brochure/

Bear Fence Guides
Here’s the bear fence guide provided by the state biologist who spoke to our club last spring.  Visit mass.gov/masswildlife for more information.

Hive Registration and Apiary Inspection Request Form

Pollinator Protection Plan-Draft

Beekeeper Education
Franklin County and Hampshire County

Warm Colors Apiary – South Deerfield

Local Beekeeper Supplies in
Franklin County and Hampshire County

Starhart Hollow - Colrain

Maggie’s Farm and Apiary - Greenfield

Betterbee Inc. - Greenwich, New York

Mann Lake, Inc. - Penna. & MN.

Red Barn Honey – Northampton

Local Honey Suppliers in Franklin County

Golonka Farm – Whately

Maggie’s Farm and Apiary – Greenfield

Red Barn Honey – Northampton

Warm Colors Apiary – South Deerfield

Links

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Massachusetts Beekeepers Association

Worcester County Beekeepers Association

Massachusetts Beekeepers Association Best Management Practices

Bee Informed Partnership

Eastern Apiculture Society (EAS)

Bees and Honey: Creating Pollinator Gardens
https://www.bottlestore.com/beesandhoneycreatingpollinatorgardens

Flower Fragrances That Attract Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden
https://www.fragrancex.com/fragrance-information/flower_fragrances_that_attract_bees_and_butterflies_to_your_garden.html