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BumblebeeTrust

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is the only charity dedicated wholly to saving the UK's bumblebees. Saving the sound of summer! 🐝
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Did you know, some Buff-tailed bumblebees are active over winter? Bumblebees can cope with cold weat

Did you know, some Buff-tailed bumblebees are active over winter? Bumblebees can cope with cold weather when they have enough nectar for energy, so it is important to grow plants s...

The Humblebee Herb Garden pocket calendar 2020 has arrived! This limited edition calendar has been d

The Humblebee Herb Garden pocket calendar 2020 has arrived! This limited edition calendar has been designed and illustrated by @ham.illustrated, exclusively for the Trust, as part ...

Have you got the world's kindest advent calendar? 🎄 Every door of the @adventofchange calendar re

Have you got the world's kindest advent calendar? 🎄 Every door of the @adventofchange calendar represents a 50p donation to 24 charities - which door will we bee? 🐝 Bumblebee...

Wow! We have had an amazing response from you to our survey - a huge thank you. Did you know this su

Wow! We have had an amazing response from you to our survey - a huge thank you. Did you know this survey takes less than 15 mins to complete? That's roughly the same amount of time...

Summer throwback! Although the autumn colours are beautiful, and the mistier mornings feel so atmosp

Summer throwback! Although the autumn colours are beautiful, and the mistier mornings feel so atmospheric, we are reminiscing those warm and vibrant summery days walking in wildflo...

Have you subscribed to our #YouTube channel? 🎬 We have recently updated our channel with new vide

Have you subscribed to our #youtube channel? 🎬 We have recently updated our channel with new videos, playlists and information all about bumblebees. We are excited to share more...

Our ‘Big BeeWalk Data’ research competition launches today and challenges students age 11-19 to

Our ‘Big BeeWalk Data’ research competition launches today and challenges students age 11-19 to use the Trust's BeeWalk data, to produce their own unique research project that ...

Hanging on this borage flower is a red-tailed worker bumblebee! Borage is a great food source for bu

Hanging on this borage flower is a red-tailed worker bumblebee! Borage is a great food source for bumblebees later in the season as it can flower through the summer into autumn. Vi...

Have you recently started following us? Please help us to inspire and enable everyone to take positi

Have you recently started following us? Please help us to inspire and enable everyone to take positive action for bumblebees by spending a few minutes completing our 2019 supporter...

It’s FREEPOST weekend in the UK on all Bumblebee Conservation Trust 🐝 clothing 💜👕 from no

It’s FREEPOST weekend in the UK on all Bumblebee Conservation Trust 🐝 clothing 💜👕 from now until midnight Sunday 3rd November. EU free shipping on orders over £60. Rest...

#SpookyFact 🎃 Did you know insects don’t actually have blood? Instead they have a blood-like bo

#spookyfact 🎃 Did you know insects don’t actually have blood? Instead they have a blood-like bodily fluid known as hemolymph, which contains copper based proteins called hemo...

Our next spooky bee is. . . the Mourning bee 👻🐝 Another solitary and cleptoparasitic bee, the

Our next spooky bee is. . . the Mourning bee 👻🐝 Another solitary and cleptoparasitic bee, the Mourning bee invades the nests of Hairy-footed flower bees and lays its own eggs...

We've got some spooktacular bees to share with you today 🎃 Starting with the Box-headed blood bee

We've got some spooktacular bees to share with you today 🎃 Starting with the Box-headed blood bee 🐝 They are cleptoparasites of several Furrow bee species -- female Box-heade...

Do you know how to tell the difference between a Brown-banded carder bee and a Moss carder bee? Watc

Do you know how to tell the difference between a Brown-banded carder bee and a Moss carder bee? Watch this video with Dr. Cathy Horsley, explaining how to see the subtle difference...

Last chance to place bids on the bee-utiful range of #bumblebee postcard art 🎨 donated by the Ass

Last chance to place bids on the bee-utiful range of #bumblebee postcard art 🎨 donated by the Association of Animal Artists members to raise funds for the Trust. Auction closes ...

5 days remaining to apply for our Conservation Officer role. Your primary responsibility will be to

5 days remaining to apply for our Conservation Officer role. Your primary responsibility will be to deliver our West Country Buzz project in North Devon - could this job be for you...

Whilst

Whilst "up north" for the AGM and Members Day last weekend, Tessa, our Fundraising Officer visited the @hug__rug factory in West Clayton, W. Yorkshire to see where the fabulous eco...

Happy Friday! Here's a busy Garden bumblebee getting as much nectar as she can find. After all, it's

Happy Friday! Here's a busy Garden bumblebee getting as much nectar as she can find. After all, it's nearly the weekend! 🐝 Video: Rodrigo Martinez . . #fridayfeeling #weekend #f...