The Bumblebee Plight

Brigit Strawbridge formally of www.the big green idea.org has been in North Devon talking to schools children, community and sustainable groups about BEEing aware of the Bumblebee plight and introducing listeners to the www:bumblebeeconservationtrust and plans for her own book to Bee completed next year.  Our own local Environmental Teacher Cathy Karniewicz, known as Mrs Recycle met Brigit at the annual “Instow in Bloom” and showed her how she now plans to also get the BeeAware message across North Devon by running WOW Recreate craft workshops where attractive Bumble Bee on sticks and wooden Bee Homes, Hotels and B & B establishments can Bee Made.The first workshop, commencing the Biosphere Action Week 25th September – 3rd October, ( is funded by the North Devon Biosphere Reserve.org.uk) will be in the Old Station buildings, East of the Water, Bideford on Saturday 25th September from 3.30pm following a talk by Jo Hynes in the Royal Hotel from 1.30pm.  For more information please ring 01237 422577.