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Bumblebees of North East England

Spring on the Spetchells

3rd June 2020

Rinke Vinkenoog provides an account of the unfolding spring at the Prudhoe Spetchells, highlighting the wildlife you can enjoy at this remarkable and very special location.


The Rare Bees of North East England

4th May 2020

Discover seven rare North East bees you could find in your own garden


Five bee mimics you might encounter in the North East

7th April 2020

When recording bees, it pays to be wary of imposters. Here, Charlotte Rankin introduces five North East hoverflies with the potential to confuse observers.


An Introduction to Bee Diversity

30th March 2020

Explore the world of honeybees, solitary bees and bumblebees with NHSN Project Officer and local entomologist, Charlotte Rankin


Online Talk: Bumblebees of North East England

26th March 2020

Discover the biology, ecology and future status of bumblebees in North East England


Join the buzz around bumblebees in 2020

22nd January 2020

It’s hard not to admire bumblebees: they’re colourful, perform a vital function in the ecosystem and are sufficiently diverse to keep entomologists, expert and enthusiast alike, on their toes. To […]