Welcome to NY Bee Wellness, your source for maintaining healthy honey bee colonies

an educational nonprofit program to teach beekeepers honey bee disease recognition & to promote honey bee health

Club Teaching Methods

These can be downloaded and used for teaching purposes. Please remember to acknowledge the source.


* The Catskill Mountain Beekeepers Club have a youtube video on doing a powdered sugar mite count, also a full color pdf document is available to view and download or print.
*The Ontario Finger Lakes Beekeepers have created a power point to teach their group about mites. This was presented to the general membership with some demos. They have held several apiary field work sessionsfor 10 participants, for ~2 hours at various times. Their power point may be used by any beekeeping club for educational use.

1) Bee Wellness Workshop-Bee Parasites

2) American Foulbrood Presentation (powerpoint), PDF version
* Finger Lakes Beekeepers; AFB Detection Treatment

* Stone Barns Center, Young Farmers Conference 2012, by Dan Carr – Honeybee Wellness: Pests & Parasites (PDF)


Introductory Beekeeping Presentations:


* Introduction to Beekeeping (PDF), Chautauqua Beekeepers, by Dennis LaMonica

* Bee Biology (PDF), Mid-York Beekeepers, by Steve Burton