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  Topic: Oscar Perone is retiring...?
RoyCoates

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PostForum: Perone Hive   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:58 am   Subject: Oscar Perone is retiring...?
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Just because Oscar has withdrawn his book from sale does NOT mean he has relinquished his copyright. Please do not offer to hand out copyright material to all comers without permission from ...
  Topic: Oscar Perone is retiring...?
RoyCoates

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PostForum: Perone Hive   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:04 am   Subject: Oscar Perone is retiring...?
The PermApiculture Way
By
Oscar Perone
in collaboration with
Claire McHale
Alexis Torres
Monochrome Printer version
2012

I have the above title in pdf format on how to build a Parone hive. p ...
 
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

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