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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020 15:10 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 09:39 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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    The Bumblebee Conservation Trust said it helped the shrill carder bee.

  • Friday, April 24, 2020 18:49 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A relatively high level overview of why swarm control works (which it usually does if implemented properly), rather than a detailed ‘how to’ guide.

    That’s because knowing what to do and when to do it is so much easier if you understand why you’re doing it.

    That way, when faced with a colony clearly committed to swarming, you can manipulate the colony to avert disaster.

    Which it isn’t … though losing a swarm might feel like that to a new beekeeper.

    Read the Full Post Here

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 11:10 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Scottish Beekeepers Association - Annual General Meeting.

    This is a virtual meeting scheduled to start at 10:00 on Saturday 30 May 2020.

    Registation is required to participate. Please register Here 

    Registration will be closed on Monday 25 May @ 12:00. No further registration will be available after this time.

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 11:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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    The orchestra's 164 musicians joined together to perform the classic piece in a show of solidarity.

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 22:02 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pesticides are widely used in many landscapes, but can cause harm to pollinators and other invertebrates. This webinar will include foundational information on pesticides and how they impact ecosystems. Learn how to understand and assess the risks associated with pesticide use, as well as how regulatory systems address risk. 

    Presented by Sharon Selvaggio, Pesticide Program Specialist at the Xerces Society

    Sign up for the Xerces Society's enewsletter to receive up-to-date information about our programs & webinars here:

    The webinar is scheduled for 23 April, 2020 and will take place between 10:00 - 11:30 PDT (Pacific Time - US & Canada)  

    18:00 - 19:30 British Summer Time 

    Register Here

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:39 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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    Nicola Sturgeon says people in Scotland must "stick with" the lockdown until there is "solid evidence" about its impact.

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020 08:21 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The April edition of BeeCraft has a number of articles to view containing tips for beekeepers and gardeners who are keen to help pollinators. A couple of timely ones are the articles on bait hives and tea lights in bottle tops.

    Read the April Edition of BeeCraft Here

  • Sunday, April 12, 2020 14:19 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Read the article published 6 April on:



  • Friday, April 10, 2020 09:27 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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