Another fascinating talk by local naturalist George Pilkington, this time focussing on the disturbing disappearance of our bees, including loss of forage, loss of habitat, use of nest boxes/ sites, diseases, natural pests/predators and neonicotinoids. June 18 11am.

Cost – £3 per person – Includes light refreshments

George is kindly donating any money generated to the Risley Moss Green Safari Fund

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01925 824339 or email the rangers on

Risley Moss is an area of peat bog situated near Birchwood in Warrington, England. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve.

Not heard about neonicotinoids? You may find this recent research interesting by Prof. Dave Goulson regarding ‘bee friendly flowers

Do neonicotinoids harm/affect other wildlife besides bees? Yes!

Do neonicotinoids affect other wildlife as well as bees? The new DDT?

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