Events

Our outreach team and volunteers are involved in events up and down the country, to help you find out more about our work.

We also recommend a number of other conservation-based exhibitions, activities and shows.

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Saturday 6 February 2016
Volunteer training workshop - Aberdeen

Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre
Aberdeen University

Time: 10am-3pm

Would you like to find out more about becoming a Bumblebee Conservation Trust volunteer? Come along to our volunteer training day to find out about the ways you can get involved and support bumblebee conservation, from holding a stall, to providing a talk, to surveying for bumblebees. This workshop will introduce you to our volunteering opportunities, how to get started and how we can support you on your volunteering journey.

This is a free event but places are limited so please email volunteering@bumblebeeconservation.org to book your space.

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Friday 12 February 2016
Volunteer training workshop - Dunfermline

Carnegie Hall
Dunfermline
Time:
10am-3pm

Would you like to find out more about becoming a Bumblebee Conservation Trust volunteer? Come along to our volunteer training day to find out about the ways you can get involved and support bumblebee conservation, from holding a stall, to providing a talk, to surveying for bumblebees. This workshop will introduce you to our volunteering opportunities, how to get started and how we can support you on your volunteering journey.

This is a free event but places are limited so please email volunteering@bumblebeeconservation.org to book your space.

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Saturday 20 February 2016
Bumblebee Identification Workshop

1st Floor Pavilion View
19 New Rd
Brighton BN1 1UF
Time:
11am - 3pm

This is a FREE event, but limited so booking is essential.

Have you ever wondered where bumblebees live, why there are fewer than there used to be, and what you can do to help them?  This one day workshop will give you an introduction to the ecology and identification of bumblebees.  The course will be useful for anyone wishing to find out about bumblebees and improve their identification skills.

Find out about:
·         The ecology and life cycle of a bumblebee
·         Understand the challenges facing bumblebee species
·         Recognise important features that will support bumblebees in a range of habitats, including grasslands, woodlands and farmland
·         Identify distinguishing characteristics of different bumblebees and how to spot a queen, worker and male
·         Identify eight common bumblebee species
·         Why we need more data about bee populations, and how to carry out a simple monitoring transect.

Contact Chloe Rose on c.rose@nhm.ac.uk to book a place.

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Friday 26 February 2016
Volunteer training workshop - Dunbarton

Benview Resource Centre
Dunbarton
Time:
10am-3pm

Would you like to find out more about becoming a Bumblebee Conservation Trust volunteer? Come along to our volunteer training day to find out about the ways you can get involved and support bumblebee conservation, from holding a stall, to providing a talk, to surveying for bumblebees. This workshop will introduce you to our volunteering opportunities, how to get started and how we can support you on your volunteering journey.

This is a free event but places are limited so please email volunteering@bumblebeeconservation.org to book your space.

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Saturday 5 March 2016
Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair

For more information on this event, please visit the Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/staffsbugfest