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Forestry in Finland – 2nd-9th May 2015
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Forestry in Finland – 2nd-9th May 2015

Our first day saw us travel 50km north of our base in Tampere to Seitseminen National Park. Founded in 1982 and covering an area of 45.5km², the National Park is managed by the state owned enterprise Metsähallitus. Seitseminen National Park frames a mosaic of landscapes with a diverse mix of habitats which include; ancient forests, esker ridges & open bogs.

Apis Mellifera Carnica
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Apis Mellifera Carnica

Apis Mellifera Carnica – the Gentle Bee I went to Slovenia with no preconceptions, I set out on the trip with a very open mind.   I didn’t know if there were any particular foodstuffs that were traditional to the region except gingerbread. Of course, it is world famous for its extremely gentle bees, the Carniolan […]

Flight of the Bees
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Flight of the Bees

The gable end of the building houses 60 hives for honey production, and additional hives at each side to provide air to rise from the hives to surround a person on the couch in the room above the hive. The building has large ground floor rooms and bedrooms and a balcony above, thus making it into an apitherapy centre.

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