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Creating a Buzz about the Bee

Clever Bees

Bees are better at problem solving than previously thought, and can learn tasks totally unlike their natural behaviour, say researchers. Check this article and video in the Guardian. Video and Article

Resurgence and Ecologist Article

Reproduced here in part: for full article please visit the Resurgence page Meg Beresford tells how she was inspired to make a cross-country trek to highlight threats to Nature. The idea came after a walk on a warm sunny afternoon... Continue Reading →

Jessica Albarn’s Meadow Art

Crickets bounce, bees wobble, hoverflies dart and Jessica Albarn stands in the middle of her steep, sunny meadow and scrunches up her hands in delight. “Quite a bit of my work is about layers,” she says, crouching down to investigate... Continue Reading →

Bee-yond the Beeline Walk

So...the walk has happened...we raised a pile of cash ( currently at £2300 and rising...)...so what now? We intend to keep blogging about the Bee in all it's wonder. We have ideas about what we can do with the Beeline... Continue Reading →

Beeline: The Final Walk: Paul’s View

Our final day was to be a climb up and over Tinto Hill, roughly a 7km walk with a 500m ascent. This lovely rounded hill is the backdrop to our comings and goings here at Wiston. There is a poem... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 7 Blog: Paul’s View

This blogger felt that the morning legs were a bit leaden as he made his way to the van to drive to Biggar, where he would leave the van and hook up with Meg, Ewan, Pollaidh and Margaret who once... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 6: Meg’s View

Meet up at Stobo Kirk with walking companions, Lesley Morrison and Margaret Devlin.  Stunning morning and walk past the wonderful cottage gardens leading to the John Buchan trail.  We walk along, past Brian Pool’s bee hives and start climbing up... Continue Reading →

Beeline Day 5: Meg’s View

Woke up in a rush so Julian could give Paul a lift back from Eddlestone.  After breakfast, set off to the Peebles Secret Garden to meet up with bee aware gardeners – Jan Cameron, Francoise Welmesfelder and Jan Goodacre.  We... Continue Reading →

Beeline Walk Day 6: Paul’s View

From our home base at Wiston we drove to Broughton and left one vehicle there and took the van to Stobo Kirk where we met up with Lesley and Margaret who would walk with us for the day. A leisurley... Continue Reading →

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