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Countryside Matters – Bee Special 02.04.24

In this bee special Jenny Devitt talks to the North Dorset Bee Association about their fundraising to build a special centre in Shillingstone for training, public access and education and as a club house for members. Second interview is with the country’s only Professor of Apiculture (we think) who is a honeybee expert about how you locate a wild bee colony. Mike Burks, MD of the Gardens Group which includes Poundbury Garden Centre, talks about plants which are good for bees and other insects. Finally, Dorset writer Jane Adams talks about solitary bees, mainly the mining bee and the mason bee…