In A Buzz in the Meadow, Dave Goulson returns to tell the tale of how he bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France. Over the course of a decade, on thirty-three acres of meadow, he created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, myriad insects of every kind, many of which Goulson had studied before in his career as a biologist. You'll learn how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, why butterflies have spots on their wings, and see how a real scientist actually conducts his experiments. This book is also a wake-up call, urging us to cherish and protect life in all its forms. Goulson has that rare ability to persuade you to go out into your garden or local park and observe the natural world. The undiscovered glory that is life in all its forms is there to be discovered. And if we learn to value what we have, perhaps we will find a way to keep it.
If you loved A Sting In The Tale, you are going to love today's show! World-renowned bumblebee expert, Dr. Dave Goulson, Professor of Bumblebee Ecology and Conservation at the University of Sussex, talks about his best-selling book, A Buzz In The Meadow on The Organic View Radio Show with host, June Stoyer. Stay tuned!
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