Unique roadshow brings bumblebees’ world into classrooms

A unique mobile interactive experience from conservation charity, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, is to help secondary school students learn about the importance of bumblebees and how to help these struggling pollinators. All thanks to National Lottery players and made possible through the use of larger-than-life models, ultraviolet vision and a mobile laboratory. In a world-first, Bumblebee…

Species Focus: Tree Bumblebee

Otherwise known as the New Garden Bumblebee, the Tree Bumblebee Bombus hypnorum is one of my favourite garden visitors. A pleasant figment of Spring and Summer which I look forward to observing each year. Boasting a distinct pattern of alternating orange, black and white, B. hypnorum is a familiar sight in urban areas where it is commonly…