David Pert

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Committee member for four years.

My first introduction into beekeeping started from my father in law who used to keep bees in the 1970s and had nine colonies in National Hives, he was a member of the Angus Beekeepers association. Being a joiner and carpenter by profession my initial interest was in the construction and maintenance of my father in law’s hives but invariably I began to help with the management of the colonies.

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Malcolm Watson

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I am a retired oil industry safety officer and have been keeping bees North of Ellon for six years. I currently have six stocks, split between two locations. I am working my way through the S.B.A. examination system and took Module 7 last November.

I have entered honey and wax into the Association Honey show each year, but have so far only achieved modest results – more practise required. I recently joined the committee and am in discussions with a view to taking a more active role within the committee in the near future.

Erling Watt

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Erling Watt – Committee member since May 2015, now membership secretary.

This is my fifth year of keeping bees and being a member of the association. This is not however my first brush with beekeeping as my grandfather kept bees and I used to help him with them as a teenager back in the 70’s until I joined the army. Continue reading “Erling Watt”

David Morland

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David Morland – Committee member since May 2014, Vice Chair and now Acting Chair.

After many years as Chair, Newsletter editor, Apiary manager and latterly Manager of
association beekeeping supplies Graham Torrie has decided to take a well-deserved rest and I now take over as acting chair until the annual general meeting in May.

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