Events

2017 will be another exciting year with events up and down the country! Take a look to see if there is a workshop or Bee ID training event you could attend & learn so much more about bumblebees!

We will list other conservation-based exhibitions, activities & shows as we find out - please keep checking.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017
A buzz in the border!

Derrington Village Hall
Derrington
Stafford ST18 9LR

Time: 7.30pm

Derrington Way Ahead and Derrington Millennium Green Group warmly welcome you to a fascinating talk. Presented by Ron Rock volunteer with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Ron delivers a fantastic talk on how to
help conserve our wild bees!

This is a FREE event and everyone is welcomed to attend.

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Wednesday 15 March 2017
Tree bumblebee - an ongoing challenge for UK beekeepers

Church of the Good Shepherd
Churchill Avenue
South Court
Aylesbury
HP21 8NH

Time: 7.30pm start

Join Clive Hill, Trust volunteer at the Mid-Bucks BeeKeepers Association who will provide an insight into the Tree bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) - an ongoing challenge for UK Beekeepers.

All welcome, no booking required. If you do require further information, please email enquiries@bumblebeeconservation.org

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Friday 24 March 2017
How to help turn Dartmoor into a Bee Nature Reserve event

Lustleigh Village Hall
Lustleigh
Newton Abbot
TQ13 9TD

Time: 7.30 - 9.00pm

Managing your land for bumblebees with Cathy Horsley, Conservation Officer for West Country Buzz.

This is a FREE event.

We all know that bees are important, they pollinate our garden flowers and vegetables and they ensure that wildflowers set seed. And they are disappearing. Some of our wild bees are now extinct and others are in dramatic decline.

This talk will introduce you to bumblebees and conservation, including bumblebee lifecycle and ecology, threats and bumblebee decline, and how to recognize different bumblebee species. Cathy will also talk about which bee friendly flowers you can plant so you can attract more to your land.

As seats are limited, please reserve your place now by emailing donnacox@puna.co.uk