Scottish Herald: Scientists make new discovery about how bees feed, giving rise to new concerns about pesticides

"Scientists have made a new discovery about the way bees feed, prompting new concerns about the use of specific types of pesticides. Researchers from Stirling University believe that bees, which buzz against flowers to collect pollen on their legs, may actually reduce their speed when feeding. This allows them to conserve energy by getting the maximum food for minimum effort. ..."

Read more here: Scottish Herald

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