Bicton College aids honey bee survival

WITH honey bee numbers in decline, Bicton College is encouraging anyone interested in the insects to join an introductory course to find out why the honey bee is essential to ensuring the survival of Britain's plants and crops.

WITH honey bee numbers in decline, Bicton College is encouraging anyone interested in the insects to join an introductory course to find out why the honey bee is essential to ensuring the survival of Britain's plants and crops.

The course is for people seriously thinking about keeping bees or who have an enthusiastic interest, but do not know where to start. If you want to make your own Devon honey or other bee related products, or just to enjoy watching them work your garden, then this course will show you what's involved and the equipment you will need.

For more information visit www.bicton.ac.uk or contact Nick Nicholls on (01395) 562347, or email kcbishop@bicton.ac.uk