Honey Bees Can Taste With Their Claws - Science Magazine

"Honey bees savor sweets, but before they quench their thirst with a sugary solution, they taste it—with their claws. A study released this week in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience finds the insects can taste with sensilla, hairlike structures containing nerves, on their nails.  ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping