Hello to all our affiliates in Kent. I have been asked to forward the following to help raise awareness.
We have had a message from the GB Non-Native Species Secretariat. They monitor, inform on policy and educate on non-native invasive species, plants and animals.
The Asian hornet, an invasive hornet which eats our native honey bee and other pollinating insects has been spotted in Kent. The GB N-N SS sent a link to a poster – see below (designed for public use) which shows how to identify the hornet and where to report a sighting. If you have a public meeting place perhaps you could print and display it. Or could you send on to your members to help with identifying.
Affiliated Societies & Partner Gardens
Royal Horticultural Society
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB
01483 226 554
Monday – Wednesday
Reg charity no. 222879/SC038262