Farming for Bumblebees

11 October 2013 10:00 - 11 October 2013 14:00

Whitmuir Farm, Lamancha, West Linton EH46 7BB

Working with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, we will spend the morning examining ways in which we can farm and support the humble bumblebee, on which so much food production depends.

The event is free of charge and lunch will be provided. Information - here

Booking is essential. Please contact Anthony Mccluskey tel 01786 467 818 email Anthony.mccluskey@bumblebeeconservation.org



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