Tree Bee: Trying to protect all of Great Britain’s honey and bumblebees

Posted on 25th February 2016

As part of the University’s Green Impact initiative, Geography and International Development are hosting a Tree Bee talk by Abi Reade, Director of the Tree Bee Society, on Wednesday 2nd March.

Abi Reade is the Director of the Tree Bee Society, an international award winning Community Interest Company based in West Lancashire, with a focus on the conservation of all British Bees. They look to rapidly increase the number of pollinators across the North West of England and do so through their Bee breeding program. They have become known for their popular Bumble Bee Rescue and Rehome service, where they remove bee colonies from properties (both residential and commercial) through natural means, saving the bees and removing the need for a pest control company to kill them. Abi graduated from the University of Chester in 2012 and has since travelled and lived in Nicaragua, before returning to set up the Tree Bee Society.

Abi is an ex-student of the Department of Geography and International Development. Abi set up this award winning non-profit company and has won awards for her work as far away as New Zealand!

She’ll be coming in to tell us about their work and what we can do as individuals to help save the Tree Bee and British Bee’s. 

Wednesday 2nd March 2016 

1pm in CBB012, Best Building

All students and staff are welcome!


For more information on Tree Bee’s work, please visit: