The importance of bees
Ever wondered where all the food that you eat comes from? Well it might surprise you that a significant proportion is provided by bees one way or another.
If you look at the plate of food on your dinner table, bees have played their part either pollinating the many vegetables and fruits we eat directly or pollinating the food for the animals that we then consume. And that’s not all bees do for us – honey and wax are two other important products that come courtesy of bees.
But honey bees are disappearing globally at an alarming rate due to pesticides, parasites, disease and habitat loss. If these little insects that help provide so much of the food we eat were to vanish, what would we do without them?
Thorncliffe Ewloe are very proud of their Bee and Newt conservation, we currently have 1 active bee hive, home to approximately 30-40,000 bees, we soon to have second hive with plans for a further 4 – 6 in total.
The hives and newts are in a designated area at our Ewloe branch.