Commercial Honeybee Apiaries May Transmit Viral Infections To Wild Bumblebees Through Flowers - IFL Science

"We’ve heard it many times before: wild bumblebees are in decline. There is a host of reasons for their downward spiral – from industrial expansion to parasites – but one largely untested player in the mix is viruses on the flowers themselves, spreading from domestic honeybee populations to wild bumblebees. ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 

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