To get in touch with us, or find out more about our Association, send an email to our secretary, Sally Leslie at:

If you think you have seen an Asian Hornet then look here and follow the advice.

If you have seen an Asian Hornet the most noticeable features are:

  • Asian Hornet and Wasp
    Asian Hornet and wasp

    Yellow legs

  • Single yellow/orange segment near its tail
  • Narrow yellow belt at its waist.
  • Rest of the body is black or dark brown
  • It is 25mm to 30mm long  – or just over an inch

The Asian Hornet is a very serious threat so please act now. A queen Asian Hornet can lay a lot of eggs in a day so every day’s delay…..

If you think you have a swarm please click here and check the information from the BBKA or go to our swarms section.

President – Chris Slade:
Tel: 01300 320777
Mob: 07773 387987
Chair – Nicky Payne:
Tel: 01305 260504
Vice Chair – John Chittenden :
Tel: 01305 260755
Treasurer – Roland Benjamin:
Tel: 01305 268432
Secretary – Sally Leslie:
Tel: 01305 823043
Membership Secretary – Mike Hill:
Tel: 01305 257984    Mob:07515 518 207
Asian Hornet Issues – Stephen Potts:
Mob: 077 406 47 945
Webmaster – Stephen Potts:
Mob: 077 406 47 945
West Dorset Secretary – Mrs C Brown:
Tel.01308 456210
Seasonal Bee Inspector – Kevin Pope:
Tel.07775 119466

If you have photos/articles which you think may be of interest to others, which are appropriate for the website, please e-mail them to Stephen Potts.