Kay Wreford’s report for 2019 gives a good overview of all the topics that the NBU are engaged with, and also indicates some personnel changes within the inspectorate.
Kay Wreford, our local Seasonal Bee Inspector, has informed our Asian Hornet Action Team (AHAT) today (9th September) that there’s been a confirmed asian hornet report in the Ashford area. Can we all be extremely vigilant and keep an eye out for hawking in front of hives and spend some time around ivy to spot any possible Asian hornets. TAKE a PICTURE!!! and send it to us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and /or report it with the AH app on your phone. Asian hornets are big black things shaped like wasps, but about an inch long …
There’s lots of information in our September 2019 newsletter: