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This forum is a place to discuss all things related to bumblebees. Here you can find help with identification, discuss your latest sightings, find out about current research, and chat about things you're doing to help bumblebees. You'll need to register for free before you can join the discussions and upload photos; just click the register link above. Registration simply helps us ensure that these pages do not contain inappropriate posts, advertising or spam.

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Wildflower meadow creation

Wildflower meadow creation

Ask our staff members how to create wildflower meadows in your own garden

9 34 Publications on creating a Wildflower meadow, a small one.
Author: BML, 08-14-2014 03:18 PM
Bumblebee discussion

Bumblebee discussion

Questions and observations about bumblebees.

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208 911 First bumblebees of 2016
Author: SteveF, 02-07-2016 08:42 PM
Bumblebee Identification

Bumblebee Identification

Get help with identifying any bumblebees you have seen here.

118 332 Any ideas on identity? (sorry, terrible photo!)
Author: johnpartis, 01-25-2016 10:57 AM
Bumblebee nests

Bumblebee nests

If you have found a bumblebee nest and want advice on what to do, check this area.

77 127 Tree Bumblebee colonies in Bird-Boxes: What species of bird originally made the nest ?
Author: SteveF, 11-21-2015 11:11 AM
Gardening

Gardening

Gardening for bumblebees is simple! Share your photos, tips, observations and questions here.

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76 267 Easy to grow plants that bees love!
Author: urbanbumble, 09-08-2015 08:55 AM
Conservation

Conservation

Chat about the latest conservation activities or ask for advice.

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5 8 Conservation suggestions
Author: urbanbumble, 08-05-2015 07:33 AM
Research

Research

Post information or ask questions about bumblebee science.

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16 33 New book - Planet of the Bugs by Scott Richard Shaw review – evolution and the rise of insects
Author: Platdujour, 01-30-2016 08:03 AM
BeeWalk

BeeWalk

Share your knowledge and experience of bumblebee surveying with fellow BeeWalkers and BBCT staff.

31 54 How to BeeWalk a hedgerow?
Author: johnpartis, 02-02-2016 07:57 AM
Volunteering

Volunteering

Discuss your BBCT volunteering ideas and experiences here.

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12 20 Edinburgh Volunteering
Author: Catherine_wasp_friend, 04-15-2015 06:28 PM
Other bees and wasps identification

Other bees and wasps identification

Post photos of other bee species or wasps here for identification

10 31 Workshop ideas
Author: SteveF, 02-10-2016 09:48 PM