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Introduction to surveying Solitary bees

Solitary bees are amazing insects! There are about 250 species in the UK and they are our most efficient pollinators. This free event is an opportunity to learn more about solitary bees, identification of some of the commonly seen species and how to survey and monitor them. This workshop will promote the surveying, monitoring and recording of all solitary bees and will have a particular focus on the Wall mason mining bees (Osmia parietina) that is known to occur only in Port Castle Bay area of Dumfries and Galloway.

This event will be partly inside with a larger part outside. Please bring along your lunch, sturdy footwear and warm clothes.

For more information and to book onto the event (as spaces are limited) please contact Suzanne Burgess on 01786 447540 and

23rd June 2017, 11am-3.30pm at RSPB Mersehead, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 8AH

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Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:30
Cost: Free booking essential
Organiser: Suzanne Burgess
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Telephone: 01786 447504

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