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NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL BEE UNIT

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'); document.write('The National Bee Unit has been receiving a large amount of calls regarding honey bee swarms. Please note that we do not deal with swarms, however, you may find the following advice useful in re-directing your enquiry:

First of all it is important to establish what sort of insect it is. Usually, beekeepers are only willing to assist with honey bees. The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) website holds list of volunteer Swarm Collectors and has a very useful identification and guidance page.'); document.write('
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'); document.write('Please note we are experiencing technical issues with our online e-learning courses.

This has been reported to IT and is under investigation.

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Defra have published guidance on importing animals, which includes bees, if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. The information can be viewed by clicking on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/importing-animals-animal-products-and-high-risk-food-and-feed-not-of-animal-origin-after-eu-exit

Specific honey bee information will be provided on BeeBase as soon as it is available.

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