On day 357 of 365 Days Wild I drew a bee. … More Bees in Cranesbill
On day 356 of 365 Days Wild I rescued a new from drowning. … More Bee Rescue
On day 319 of 365 Days Wild there were lots of bees on the dandelions that grow on the grass verges beside the lanes. … More On the Dandelions
On day 312 of 365 Days Wild I spotted some small bees while out on my daily walk. … More Early Mining Bee
On day 308 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing a bee on the blackthorn blossom, based on one of the photos that I took at the blackthorn hedge in the meadow last week. Have you been inspired by nature recently? Let me know in the comments below.
On day 290 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time watching and attempting to photograph the bees. … More The Buzzing of the Bees
For day 286 of 365 Days Wild I decided to add another bee drawing to my collection. I also popped out to collect a small handful of the Celandines that are flowering on the grass verges around the village. … More Bee in the Celandines
For day 208 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time exploring the nature themed books and gifts that I received for Christmas. … More A Nature Lover’s Christmas
It didn’t take long for the honey bees to descend on the newly opened sedum flowers. … More A Honey Bee Feast
For day 73 of 365 Days Wild I used oil pastels to capture the image of a honey bee on a Calendula flower. … More Honey Bee in Oil Pastel
Day 40 of #365DaysWild … More Don’t Step on a Bee Day
For day 33 of 365 Days Wild, I drew a Buff-tailed Bumblebee on a Knapweed flower. … More For the Love of Bees
For day 32 of 365 days wild I spent some time with the bees in the meadow. … More Bees, Bees, Bees
I painted this bee picture last year. I adore bees and can happily spend hours photographing them. And painting them. … More Bee Love
pirouette amidst the blooms as vibrant sunlight streams on through illuminating dull endeavours into joy Take a seat, there, upon the path, beside the Granny’s Bonnets. There’s a buzzing, sound coming from amidst the sunlit flowers. There’s a bee – you know there is, even if it remains hidden from sight. You strain your eyes … More Dance
Sometimes, no words are needed.
A near-total ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops in Europe has been introduced following a vote in the European Commission. From 2019 onwards, almost all outdoor uses of the chemicals will no longer be permitted. The proposed ban gained a large majority backing from the twenty eight EU member states when it was put … More Bees protected as EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides
In what is being seen as a shift in stance, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that he will uphold the EU’s ban on neonicotinoids in the UK after Brexit takes effect, backing a total ban on the bee harming pesticides. This overturn of the government’s previous opposition has been welcomed by campaigners, who have argued against claims made by … More Good news for bees!