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Shrill carder bee

Victory Wood Heritage Open Day

Location: Victory Wood, Dargate. Date: 21st September Time: 12-4pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL, see below. On Saturday 21 Sept at Victory Wood, Outdoor Studios artists, Sara Trillo and Amanda Thesiger, will be offering a range of activities inspired by Shrill Carder Bees. Some of these are activities that take a while, some will be quick to do,...

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Beginners Bumblebee Identification Course

Location: Frogmary Green Farm, West Street, South Petherton, TA13 5DJ Date: 28th May Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm As part of our Shrill Carder Bee Conservation Project, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust are holding an identification course for beginners. You will learn how to identify bumblebees with a focus on the most common species.  There is a...

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Basic Bumblebee ID Course 2

  Location – Avalon Marshes (Shapwick Rd, Westhay, Glastonbury, BA6 9TT) Date – 26th April Time – 10 am start (arrive 9.45am) – 3pm   Join us for a fun beginners course where we will cover the identification of our most common bumblebee species and introduce the ecology, lifecycle and conservation of these iconic beasties. Cost...

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Basic Bumblebee ID Course

  Location – Morning Session at - The Davis Hall (Howell Hill, West Camel, Yeovil, BA22 7QX) Afternoon at - Lytes Cary Manor (near Somerton, TA11 7HU). Date – 28th March Time – 10 am start (arrive 9.45am) – 3pm   Join us for a fun beginners course where we will cover the identification of...

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Shrill Carder Bee Talk

Location – Carymoor Environmental Center (Dimmer Lane, Castle Cary, BA7 7NR) Date – 27th March 2018 Time – 6.30pm   Once widespread the Shrill carder bee is now limited to only a handful of sites throughout the UK and is as such England’s rarest bumblebee. A Back from the Brink project, led by the Bumblebee...

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Kent Wildlife Conference

Shrill carder bee project at the Kent Wildlife Conference University of Kent, Canterbury Campus. There will be a stand showcasing the Shrill carder bee project in between the talks with information and a call out for volunteers.

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