Asian Hornet Update:

Torbay BKA’s, Colin Lodge, introduces his national initiative to create an Asian Hornet Action Team (AHAT) network of beekeepers across the UK, whose training is based on guidance protocols. The teams are organised to speed up the AH verification process and aim to help reduce the number of incorrect reported sightings to the NNSS, thereby hopefully delaying the establishment of the AH in the UK.

Colin Lodge describes the aims and objectives of the Torbay AHAT at their website here:

This film was supported and funded by Devon Beekeepers’ Association. Their three Asian Hornet Guidance Protocols can be found here…


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For more information about AHAT, check out this ‘Beekeeping’ Journal article from page 17 -


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