What bee is this? Pictures of the bumblebees and solitary bees often mistaken for honeybees. Easy ways to identify them. Read more
Beekeepers are often approached about winged, flying creatures, especially in the spring and summer period, when they are their most active simply working and are no cause for alarm. We can only help if they are honeybees. Read more
"We recognise the serious threat posed by small hive beetle. EU areas affected by this pest are not permitted to export to the UK. Strict controls apply to imports into the UK from other areas" Read more
Please Sign our parliamentary petition to stop the importation of honeybees into GB from the EU via Northern Ireland - Read more
We could all do more to plant our gardens for our hungry honeybees.
How to find bee themed gifts, and books on beekeeping plus materials to help you pass bee exams
Bees should be in every school in the UK! That's our mission anyway. Can you help?
Honeybees face several threats from climate change to loss of forage to the use of pesticides and pests and diseases. We need your help to finance research into how we can combat these threats.
We need your help to turn the apiary at our headquarters in Stoneleigh into a demonstration centre where visitors learn about the magic of bees and all pollinators. Read more
Honeybees face several threats from climate change to loss of forage to the use of pesticides and pests and diseases. We need your help to finance research into how we can combat these threats. Read more
Bees Needs Week is an annual event coordinated by Defra to raise awareness of bees and other pollinators. Read more
The Veterinary Medicine Directorate is encouraging all members to report unauthorised veterinary products and illegal activity. Read more