Western Daily Press: New light cast on plant needs of ailing bees

"A new study published in Biological Conservation encourages farmers to rethink the type of special flowering crops that they grow to help ailing bee populations.

This latest research study by Thomas Wood from Sussex University, and funded by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Natural Environment Research Council, is described as a crucial piece in the jigsaw that will help to improve the farmed environment for a range of bees, wasps and other important pollinating insects. ...."

Read more here: Western Daily Press

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 new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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