Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New Bee Observation Centre at Stave Hill Ecology Park

Great news that the new Bee Observation Centre at Stave Hill Ecology Park is up and was the very main attraction for the hundreds of visitors from all over London who visited during last weekend's Open Garden event.  This is such a good initiative.  

The photo shows the exterior of the Observation Centre, (photograph by Steve Cornish).  An official opening event is planned for the near future. Details will be forthcoming.

For those with a particular interest in bees and beekeeping, Surrey Docks Farm will be holding their Beginners guide to Beekeeping course this Sunday the 16th from 13:00 to about 17:00.  The course is designed to give people who have very little or no beekeeping experience a glance into the world of beekeeping, including how a beehive works, how bees make honey and much more. The course will also include a look into a beehive (weather permitting) and some basic bee handling skills.  For more information see the Surrey Docks Farm website:

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