Top tips for playing your part this World Bee Day
This #WorldBeeDay, we hear from our Divisional Director, Stephen Harron on the importance of UK beekeeping.
20th May 2021
We love hearing about the personal environmental endeavours of our team in line with our greater sustainability ethos and one of our Divisional Directors, Stephen Harron, has shared some fascinating facts and top tips surrounding the threat and importance of local beekeeping.
Stephen has been an avid beekeeper and a member of the British Bee Keeping Association for around five years, along with approximately 25,000 others in the UK. This remarkable image was taken by Stephen and shows a frame of bees from one of his hives. You can see the queen marked with a blue dot which means she was born in 2020. Each queen will live between 3-5 years.
Did you know?
What can we do to help?
Everybody can play their part in the preservation of bees without having to become a beekeeper themselves. Stephen encourages people to:
You can find out more about the fascinating lives of bees here.