The Plight of the Humble Bee – Public Meeting

Bumble bee, picture by Marilyn Peddle

Thursday April 18th at St. Michael’s Centre, Abergavenny 6.45-9.45pm

Abergavenny and Crickhowell Friends of the Earth are promoting The Bee Cause campaign with an open meeting featuring a number of speakers.  Entry is free.

  • Find out all about bees and other pollinators.
  • Learn about their potentially catastrophic decline.
  • Look at ways of supporting pollinators in our gardens.
  • Examine other actions we can take in our community.

Speakers

Introduction – The FOE Bee Cause, Sue Harrison
Bumblebees and solitary bees, by wild bee expert Brigit Strawbridge
Honey bees, Tony Shaw, beekeeper
Pollinator gardens, Marc Carlton, ecologist

There will be refreshments (tea/coffee 50p/biscuits 25p) and the evening will conclude with a discussion and suggestions for further action.

For information contact Sue Harrison schyouknowwho@tiscali.co.uk or Rod Walters roddy.walters@gmail.com

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