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  • Tuesday, June 09, 2020 15:56 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A member was in-touch the other day asking where they could find the video of Kim & Jubin doing their live hive inspection on Saturday 6 June. The live event was targeted at Foster Parents and those attending found it interesting and informative.

    Like all recorded events, presentations and member meetings the video was uploaded to the association YouTube channel and is now available of member viewing. To watch the video follow the path from:                                                                     

    Members Gateway / Bee Academy (Education) / YouTube Video Library

    It can be found on the Video Library page along with around 70 other recordings and videos that will allow you the opportunity to


  • Friday, June 05, 2020 10:27 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:

    The meadow outside King's College Chapel, is "already humming with bees".


       Read all about it Here


  • Wednesday, June 03, 2020 11:44 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


    The bee-eating Asian hornet has already reached the Channel Islands and beekeepers fear it could soon reach the UK mainland.

    Watch the Video Story Here

    A new predator could soon be threatening Britain’s beleaguered bee colonies. 

    It is a large hornet that eats bees – and other pollinators. The so-called 'Asian hornet' has been been spreading across Europe over the last two decades. It reached the French coast in 2016 and the Channel Islands already have a problem. 


  • Thursday, May 28, 2020 07:35 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    A review of the lockdown in Scotland is expected to give the green light to a slight lifting of restrictions.

  • Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:25 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


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    Honey bees grab most of the limelight but did you know there are 180 varieties of bees in Wales?


  • Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:17 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


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    In communities across Wales, wildflowers are thriving as council services are put on hold.

  • Friday, May 22, 2020 10:36 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To Sandy Girl, winner of the online Quiz we held last night following the mid month presentation by Neil Rutherford earlier in the week. The ten questions in the Quiz were based on the topics Neil covered in his presentation. Contestants were up against the clock as well as each other and the top score of 110 points went to 'Sandy Girl' (Josefine)

    The mystery prize is being assembled and will be in the post to Josefine next week.  


  • Friday, May 22, 2020 10:15 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:



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    Scientists discover a new behaviour among bumblebees that tricks plants into flowering early.


  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 13:53 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great News!

     

    The World Bee Count App is now live and available for download on Android and iOS

     

    Now get out there and start capturing bee and pollinator images. See how many you can upload before the Global Pollinator Map goes live on 20 May.

     

    Help us make bees count!

     
    1. Start uploading images of bees and pollinators. The images will show up on the Global Pollinator Map, built with the support of SAS Analytics. 

    2. Share the app with friends and family and social networks. The success depends on you telling others to join the count! See how many pollinator pictures you can capture before World Bee Day. 

    3. Tune in to the World Bee Day online event on 20 May, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. During this event, the Global Pollinator Map will be revealed: an interactive visualization of all the photos and data collected by users of the app, including your images.

    4. Stay engaged! The Global Pollinator Map will be available on  world bees countafter World Bee Day, and you can continue to send in pictures year-round! Also, follow the World Bee Count on Instagram and Twitter and share your photos using the#beescount hashtag.

     

    Now, snap to it! 

     

    The bees are counting on you!

     

    Have a great weekend with the bees,

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 09:55 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


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    Fluttering creatures of the night are also vital pollinators of plants and flowers, say scientists.




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