- Screened-Bottom-Board_ – Build your own Screened bottom
- Pocket-Queen-Cage – build your own queen cage
- Inner-Cover_– build your own Inner Cover_
- Solar-Wax-Melter – Clean your equipment and melt wax with the sun’s help
- Styrofoam_Nuc_ – quick and easy nuc box
- Telescoping-CoverHive-Bodies_– build your own Hive cover
- Queen-Marking-Cup Paint those queens
- Hive-Bodies_ build your own hive body
Flower and Plant Guides
- Flowering-plants -Flowering plant species and their relative attraction to honey bees
- Plant4Bees_hand-out – Sonoma Beekeepers planting guide.
- Napa Planting Guide – Master Gardeners Planting Guide
- Plants for pollinators – Good planting guide
Books and Reference
- At The Hive Entrance – excellent book on learning about bees before you go into your hive.
- New Member Must Have List – A comprehensive list for Newbees.
- BeeBasicsBook Pollinator Project resource guide to bees
- Split or to Strengthen, 2015 – How to make those big spring time decisions
Pests and other problems
- Cold Spells in the North Bay
- Small Hive Beetle Management – Another beastie for bees
- Nosema_– Gut infection
- Varrora Mite – They don’t call him Varrora the Destructor for nothing!
Records & tastings
- HIVE RECORDS.xlsx – great hive record sheet, Part One is for quick notes, Part Two for detailed frame notes.
- Honey Tasting Notes – Great honey tasting and aroma sheet with honey wheel graphic
- Queen-Rearing-generator-BKNV – Essential dates for working your queens