Found a bee nest in your garden?
How to identify: the Tree Bumblebee
Scientific name: Bombus hypnorum
Why are we looking for it?
It’s been a decade since the Tree Bumblebee arrived in the...
The 2017 winter course is now fully booked.
We will have a Beekeeping Taster Day in July. Send an email if you are keen to go on the 1 day introduction to beekeping.
East Lothian Beekeepers association runs an annual...
Find your local beekeeper here http://elbka.com/swarms
Ever seen a blue banded bee? This is native to Australia and in a buzz pollinator. This means they get flowers to release pollen by vibrating their wings.
Wednesday 04 February 2015
Research at the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee has confirmed that levels of neonicotinoid insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause both impairment of bumblebees’ brain cells and subsequent poor performance by bee colonies....