BEES project - Breeding, Education, Environment and Skills
The BEES project is about bringing together beekeepers from across South East Wales to :-
Explore and develop a local/regional Queen Bee breeding programme to supply a quality bee with good characteristics and survivability to meet the needs of the local market.
Raise awareness of bee’s, beekeeping and its importance to biological systems and diversity with organisations, schools and the general public
Work Co-operatively to facilitate the sharing of skills, ideas and best practice between beekeepers.
The project will co-operate between three LAG areas (Local Action Groups)
– Vale of Usk
– Cwm a Mynydd
– Rural Action MRCT
Our other projects
Take a look at our completed and ongoing projects in Monmouthshire.
Pen y Cae (off grid energy study)
The aim for this funding is to produce a costed feasibility study for an off-grid property which will become a small bothy-style centre for residentia
Master Planning for Heat Networks
To undertake an energy mapping and modelling study of The Vale of Usk area to identify potentially useful heating, cooling and power demand loads and
IoT and Independent Living
To pilot digital solutions enabling individuals with care needs to live safely and independently at home. At the same time, there are still areas w
Robotics in the Community
The aim is to carry out a pilot for an outreach community education programme to help technologically-vulnerable people adjust to new technologies and
Tintern Abbey Trail Project
This project will develop and install a iBeacon trail around Tintern. Locations, with stories relating to Tintern Abbey, will be identified for a shor
St Mary’s Priory Centre Project
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