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  • World’s Biggest Bee Rediscovered

    Taken by kind permission from By Cathy Horsley, Bumblebee Conservation Trust Conservation Officer for the West Country Buzz project. An enormous bee with a 64 mm wing span that was thought to be extinct has been rediscovered this year. Wallace’s bee, Megachile pluto, was first known to science in 1859 when it was described by Alfred […]

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  • A Brief Guide to Bee Nest Boxes

    Taken by kind permission from Bex Cartwright, our Making a Buzz for the Coast Conservation Officer, has written this handy guide on how to create or choose a suitable bee box to make a perfect home for solitary bees in your garden! Siting your bee nest box To maximise the chances of your bee nest box […]

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