AONB Events

Neonicotinoids and bees

From: 19:45pm to 21:30pm, Nov 06, 2018  

Reading and District Natural History Society

Dr. Ben Woodcock (C.E.H.)

This talk will discuss the impacts and implications of the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on both wild and honey bees in Europe.  The talk focuses on explaining some of the evidence base underpinning the recent EU ban on these chemicals that were used on wheat and oilseed rape in the UK.

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Visitors welcome (£3 charge). Members are invited to bring exhibits and share their observations at all meetings.

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