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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Introduction to Bumblebees at Bishops Wood

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

This bumblebee identification day course will be field based. Bees will be caught and studied in the field to enable correct identification, where possible, and then released. To start the day a presentation will be given to introduce the genus and their ecology.

Ian Cheeseborough is self-employed in the field of habitat management and entomological surveys, mainly in Shropshire. He has been studying Aculeate Hymenoptera – bees, wasps and ants for the past sixteen years and is County Recorder for this group of insects. He also runs a number of courses on Aculeates at Preston Montford FSC.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for beginners

Cost details

Adult £40

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.

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