Bees of County Durham

July 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
Rachel Richards
Bilberry Bumblebee, Bombus monticola (c) Rachel Richards

This event will teach you about the numerous Bee species of Country Durham from social Bumblebees, to solitary mason bees, fascinating leaf cutter bees and tinny yellow faced bees.

Our online workshop, presented by Durham Wildlife Trust Wilderness Ranger Rachel Richards, will cover:

  • British Bees species – a look at the main groups found in Co Durham and how to identify them
  • A close up look of a few common species including their life cycle and habitats
  • Bee friendly gardening- what you can do to encourage and provide for more bees in your gardens


In order to join this event you will need either a PC (with speakers and webcam) or a laptop or large tablet, connected to the internet. We will be using an online tool called Zoom.

If you have not used Zoom before then this video explains what to do to join. You can also join this test meeting at anytime to ensure you are set up correctly.

**This session is being recorded and may be used/shared at a later date. By registering for this event, you give permission for this to take place.**

Please read our Zoom guidance before taking part:

To take part in this event you need to register prior to the start time. You can register by clicking on the green button above.