When do honeybee foragers rely on dances? - Nature Research

"The honeybee ‘waggle dance’ is one of the best-known non-human examples of symbolic communication in the animal kingdom. This remarkable behaviour enables a honeybee, upon its return to the hive from an especially desirable flower patch, to transmit the location of this patch to its sisters. ...."

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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 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping