American Foulbrood is a notifiable disease and as there is no treatment available the infected hives will be destroyed.
“It might be said, what does the name matter? It’s only a label. But my response would be that identity is crucial to knowing. The name is also a gateway to a world of knowledge. “
“You should continue to work and care for your animals in the normal manner, as far as possible.”
“It is wonderful when we can live alongside the beauty of nature and enjoy its many physical and mental benefits.”
Even when the Ring of Brodgar is hotching with visitors you can still find places away from the madding crowds.
The Orkney International Science Festival’s programme will be enhanced by a range of new events, including shore outings and paper making from natural materials.
The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is asking people to record what they find, and if they think they have found a Great Yellow bumblebee, to take photographs to help experts confirm identification.
A survey conducted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Buglife found that 17 species of bee are already regionally extinct in the South East of England.
As its been a wee bit windy and rainy of late …….
Well, I can’t actually hear it, but watching it is a pleasure.