Toronto Star: Bees can sense flowers electric fields, researcher finds

"In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last week, Sutton reported that the fuzz that covers bees bodies helps the tiny critters sense flowers natural electric fields, allowing them to home in on their favourite plants to pollinate. ..."

Read more here: Toronto Star

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping