Note that the Woodend Bee-Friendly Society meets this Sunday 3-4.30pm at Woodend Community Centre. Jim Sansom will be giving advice on how to over-winter your hives; Jean-Pierre Mercader will be discussing protecting your hives from hive beetle and other naughty pests using his bluebees base-boards. Please bring $5 (to cover hall hire) and a plate. See you there.