"Climatic instability, combined with an increase in wasps, are some of the causes of low honey production in recent years in Central Portugal. ..."
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"The aims of the Association are to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support programmes in which members can participate and contribute."
The Association runs a 'Taster in Beekeeping' course for those interested in taking their first steps with keeping bees.
Our annual programme consists of a diverse range of activities.
We attend a number of shows, such as the Shrewsbury Flower Show,
We maintain a list of volunteer members who offer swarm collection services.
Honey Bee Removing Pollen From Leg
Published on Aug 27, 2021
New research from Georgia Tech's College of Engineering finds that honey bees have developed a way to transform pollen particles into a viscoelastic pellet which allows them to transport pollen efficiently, quickly, and reliably to their hive. They also remove pollen from their bodies at speeds 2-10 times slower than their typical grooming speeds..
Honey Bees in 360 Degrees
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Honey Bees Make Honey ... and Bread? | Deep Look
Published on May 7, 2019
Honey bees make honey from nectar to fuel their flight – and our sweet tooth. But they also need pollen for protein. So they trap, brush and pack it into baskets on their legs to make a special food called bee bread.
What Do Honeybees Do in Winter?
Published on Oct 30, 2018
To survive the cold winter months, honeybees do something unusual... they hug.
The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping