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Further information regarding the Asian hornet can be found on our Asian hornet page on BeeBase and on Defra\'s 2020 Asian Hornet sightings page. Please direct all media enquiries to the Defra Press Office: 0330 0416560

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A new blog by the National Bee Unit on Asian Hornet has just been published here
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The Welsh Beekeeping Association hosted a webinar by Frank Gellatly, the Regional Bee Inspector for Wales during Asian hornet week.  The presentation covers Asian Hornet identification, the Asian Hornet in France, incursions into England, the response including track and trace and the future, including Asian Hornet Teams in Wales.

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Approved Devon Swarm Collectors

South Devon (except Torbay)
call Phil 07891 554 012
or Jo 07914 922 554

Torbay
Torbay (Torquay, Paignton and Brixham) call Gerry on 07802 851152

East Devon (Exeter east to Lyme Regis)
call Chris 07980 916 319

North Devon (west of Exeter)
call Sue or Mick 01288 331700

Plymouth area
call Patrick 07887 997 764
or Tim 01752 516 619

Beekeeping in South Devon

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