Adam Parker, National Bee Unit Beebase and Advice Manager, and Bronwen Hopkins, Seasonal Bee Inspector, explain why the Hive Count is central to the Healthy Bees Plan 2030. This blog contains an informative video about submitting information to the Hive Count.
BREAKING NEWS: APHA are currently monitoring an Asian hornet sighting near Chelmsford, Essex. Please look out for this highly effective predator and report any suspected sightings in your area via the Hornet Watch App or reporting form. Learn more about Asian hornets and a recent training program in this blog.
Marking this year’s Asian Hornet Week, National Bee Unit Inspectors Meg Seymour and Gordon Bull talk of their experiences with Asian hornets as we encourage you to look out for these invasive insects during their peak nest activity in September.
Today, 12 July, marks the start of Bees’ Needs Week. This year, Avril Earl talks about how she became a Seasonal Bee Inspector and why she loves her job.
Asian hornets are a non-native invasive predator, posing a serious threat to our native pollinators. To mark Asian Hornet week (7th-13th September), we have written this blog about the work APHA do in controlling this threat and what you should do if you spot one.
Bees are really important pollinators and are therefore critical for our food security. To celebrate Bees’ Needs Week (8-14 July) Arran Folly and Mark Thomas talk more about these amazing creatures.
The 9 to 15 July is the annual Bees’ Needs Week which is a great opportunity to find out more about how important pollinators are and how you can support them. Mark Thomas tells us how he has helped establish an apiary at APHA Weybridge.
In a recent blog post, Nigel Semmence from the National Bee Unit spoke about the Asian hornet and APHA’s work to prevent the spread of this non-native species and protect bee health. This work, from early detection to eradication, is …
As part of a series of videos highlighting how we safeguard with science, Nigel Semmence from the National Bee Unit talks about the Asian hornet, and APHA’s work to prevent the spread of this non-native species and protect bee health.
ISO 17020 accreditation has been awarded to the APHA National Bee Unit. This is the first time a bee inspectorate has received this accreditation.