Author: HBRC

  • Hive Update | Spring 2023

    Hive Update | Spring 2023

    We were quite concerned about how our bees would over-winter this year since they did not look strong going into the winter. This was due to a combination of prolonged […]

  • Comb Honey | Spring 2023

    Comb Honey | Spring 2023

    Comb Honey is raw honey, exactly the way the bees have stored it. The honey filled beeswax comb is harvested directly from the hive. Besides being rich in carbohydrates, antioxidants, […]

  • Trillium Mutual Insurance Company | Spring 2023

    Trillium Mutual Insurance Company | Spring 2023

    In the Fall of 2022, the Board for the ROOTS Community Fund of Trillium Mutual Insurance Company approved a funding application for the new Honey Bee Research Centre facility. Trillium […]

  • Staff Spotlight – Max Dewaele

    Staff Spotlight – Max Dewaele

    Upgrading to a full-time staff member this year, Max Dewaele has been a part of the HBRC since 2022. Max is going into his fourth year at the University of […]

  • What’s Happening? Spring 2023

    What’s Happening? Spring 2023

    We are very happy to be back to be offering in person activities. We are conducting tours daily and have completed our two in-person weekend courses on April 29th and […]

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Fred Fulkerson

    Volunteer Spotlight: Fred Fulkerson

    Fred Fulkerson has been volunteering with us at the HBRC since January 2022.  He first became interested in beekeeping through his cousin who used to keep bees; “he had a […]

  • Rebecca Romanishen

    Rebecca Romanishen

    Rebecca is one of the Undergraduate Research Assistants in Marketing and Communications at the HBRC. She has completed her BSc in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph, and is […]

  • Kate Petreny

    Kate Petreny

    Kate is a passionate beekeeper whose love for these remarkable pollinators knows no bounds. Learning everything from watching HBRC’s beekeeping videos and taking the introductory courses equipped Kate with the […]

  • Mark Bolzon

    Mark Bolzon

    Mark started volunteering with the HBRC in the fall of 2022, and enjoys the challenge and learning experience of working with bees. When he retired in 2020, he took up backyard […]

  • HBRC Equipment and Plans Transcript

    (GUITAR MUSIC PLAYS)  PAUL KELLY: Hi there, Paul Kelly here at the bee yard at the Honeybee Research Centre on a chilly April day. We’re going to talk today about beekeeping […]