Author Archives: SSilvester

Moving Bumblebee Nests

As the public become increasingly aware of the importance of bees we feel that we as beekeepers should also learn more about the many species of bees (both bumblebees and solitary bees as well as honeybees) that we and members of the public are likely to encounter in gardens, parks and so on. People generally like bees and do not (more…)

Wild colony rescued from Richmond Park

Gill and I were contacted by Richmond Park and asked if we could have a look at an oak tree which had become dangerous and had to be felled. There was a wild honeybee colony in it which was now at ground level and so they had put a barrier around it to prevent people getting too near. Would we (more…)