Hive Side Chat Webinars

Join us for a monthly ‘Hive-side Chat’  where our Alberta Tech Transfer Program (TTP) lead Dr. Renata Borba will cover various topics related to honey bee health, biology, pathology (and more!), through a series of engaging on-line webinars. The Hive-side Chat  will start with a Q&A session where Renata will answer some of your pre-submitted questions, followed by a presentation on the main topic and another Q&A session.

TitleDateZoom LinkYoutube Link
The Basics of Honey Bee BiologyJuly 16, 2020N/AWatch on Youtube
Varroa mites, Varroa-related viruses and miticide treatmentAugust 20, 2020N/AN/A
Asian Hornets: What are they, where they are, and what do they do to honeybeesOctober 22, 2020N/AWatch on Youtube
Whats the buzz: Queen pesticide exposure during developmentNovember 27, 2020N/AWatch on Youtube
Rearing Queens in BCJanuary 28, 2021N/AComing soon
Queen failure: Two years of surveying BC queens and potential causal factorsFebruary 25, 2021 soon

Ask me Anything… and I will try to answer….

Have you observed some interesting behavior in your honey bee colonies, or perhaps have some questions on the best strategy to deal with a particular pest or pathogen? Well the ‘Hive-Side Chat’ webinar series is the perfect opportunity to have your questions answered with the opportunity to pre-submit your questions prior to the event by emailing them directly to Renata at When submitting your questions, please add “ Hive-side chat – Ask me anything” as the subject line.

The Hive-side Chat series is free and all beekeepers are welcome

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