Mining Bees

Cost of Treatment (until 31 March 2011)
  • not applicable


see our concessions page for more details

Preventative Treatment




(possible nest sites)

not applicable not applicable no realistic preventative measures

Conditions of Service by Stirling Council

  • Mining Bees are naturally occurring, beneficial to nature and harmless – Stirling Council will provide advice but not treatment


  • are solitary bees – female forms multiple individual nests in sandy soil e.g. lawns
  • appears as a small volcano-like mound with the soil excavated from the nest
  • may use same area year after year
  • mainly feed on pollen
  • are unable to sting humans


  • can be a minor nuisance on lawns until mid summer
  • are beneficial to nature by pollinating flowers

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