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The Eden Project's 2nd Conference for Sustainable Beekeeping, a Future With...

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Saturday February 16th, 2019
Eden’s Projects Sustainable Beekeeping a British Isles Perspective, a Future Without Imports.

Saturday Morning

HONEY BEE GENETICS AND ADAPTATION

  1. Dr Mairi Knight, Dr Jon Ellis, University of Plymouth:-Understanding honey bee genetics: a layperson’s overview. Please address any questions you want addressing on genetics to andrew@aglbrown.co.uk
  2. Victoria Buswell:- University of Plymouth Local adaptation in dark European honey bees: preliminary results and a request for help.
  3. Norman Carreck:- Sussex University Using whole genome sequencing to analyse the genetic diversity of the UK honey bee population.

HONEY BEE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE BEEKEEPING

  1. Dr Mark Barnett Edinburgh University:- The need to conserve the Dark European honey bee.
  2. Dylan Elen, Bangor University:- Developing sustainable beekeeping in Wales, some results of initial genetic survey.
  3. Prof Grace P McCormack, National University of Ireland Galway:-Feral bees and Irish proposals for rewilding native honey bees.

Saturday Afternoon

Apiary group contributions from the South West, presenting achievements, goals, events and participation opportunities.

Chance to have a tour of The Eden Exhibition, “Plan Bee”, led by Dr Jo Elworthy (Director of Interpretation). The exhibition runs from January 26th to March 17th 2019.

“Plan Bee”, is part of the Invisible Worlds theme that Eden have been running and includes the https://www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/plan-bee-art-exhibition




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