HONEY: its composition and properties, its harvesting and processing.
Alan Riach’s excellent illustrated lecture on everything about honey is a must for beekeepers. And if you’re not a beekeeper but just want to find out more about this amazing food, you won’t have a better opportunity to find out all about it.
Everything you ever wanted to know about honeybees and beekeeping – we’ve put together a panel of experienced local beekeepers to pool their expertise and give you up to date information on all aspects of beekeeping. An excellent introduction for anyone wanting to find out more about bees & beekeeping
Black and Green Biochar - talk by Dr Simon Shackley and Dr Saran Sohi from the UK Biochar Research Centre of the University of Edinburgh.
Composting workshop run by Zero Waste Scotland
An evening of cross-party dicussion on Independence. Lanarkshire Greens will be represented, with Janet Moxley speaking on Green Perspectives on Independence and a stall. There will also be speakers from CND, the Jimmy Reid Foundation, Labour Voters for Independence and the SNP.
Keeping the bee health theme of the Vanishing of the Bees film which was a recent branch Green Screen offering it's heartening to see that Green MSP Alison Johnstone has managed to get the Scottish Rural affairs committee to include examination of this issue in their work programme. http://alisonjohnstonemsp.com/?p=281 . This is welcome news!
Facebook page coveraging issues, activities and debate in the Lanarkshire Greens area.
Article by Rob Edwards from the Sunday Herald on enforcement notice served on the Dargavel Incinerator near Dumfries. Includes comment from D&G Green Alis Balance. Scotgen who run Dargavel also have planning consent for a similar incinerator at Dovesdale, near Stonehouse, although at present Scotgen have withdrawn their application from a licence from SEPA to operate at Dovesdale.
Meeting for members to discuss current activity in the branch.