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Sun, 11 June 2017

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...

Sun, 24 January 2016

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...

Thu, 9 April 2015

Find your local beekeeper here http://elbka.com/swarms

Tue, 7 April 2015

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gDl34dfCow...

Sat, 21 March 2015

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....

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