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The Baslow Community Orchard invites you to a presentation by Rhodri Green of the Bumblee Conservation Trust.

The talk will follow the Community Orchard’s AGM and a short business meeting, which will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 May at the Baslow Methodist Chirch on School Lane, Baslow.

Rhodri’s presentation will cover:

  • An introduction to the Derbyshire bumblebee and the scarce, but iconic, Bilberry bumblebee
  • What makes the humble bumble a secret superhero
  • The surprising ways we all benefit from the special relationship between bees and flowers
  • The threats to bumblebees in the modern world
  • Simple things we can all do to help boost the bee population
  • Why the Community Orchard and hay meadow are so importatn to help save these precious pollinators

For more information contact David Dawson by email.

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