Where do bumblebees go in winter?

Bumblebee queens can spend more than half of their lives in hibernation. Click here to read more..

Book your place at our AGM and Members' Day!

We'll be having our AGM and Members' day in Edinburgh on 29th November. Click here to find out more and book your place.

Looking for gift ideas?

Give a gift with Buzz this Christmas - visit our Christmas zone for lots of bumblebee themed gift ideas, including the ultimate gift that keeps on giving, a BBCT gift membership.

Where do bumblebees go in winter?

Bumblebee queens can spend more than half of their lives in hibernation. Click here to read more..

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  • RT @PlantSnapp: PlantSnapp pollinator plant of the month: Mahonia x media 'Winter Sun'. Ideal for those Queens. http://t.co/Yl8kUGOQEr

    26 Nov 2014 10:38

  • RT @UKconservation review of 'A Sting in the tale - My adventures with Bumblebees' http://t.co/ZtYO9AafxV - good Christmas pressie idea

    26 Nov 2014 09:59

  • Here is a promotion from Linda Molenaar, an artist from the Netherlands who is raising awareness about bumblebees... fb.me/3lLMlie8R

    25 Nov 2014 14:41