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- Buglife’s B-Lines 13th July 2020By Dr Catherine M. Jones, Pollinator Officer, Buglife Buglife’s B-Lines map provides a recovery network for bees and other pollinators along which partners can target the creation and restoration of wildflower-rich habitat to provide room for pollinators to thrive. The national network of B-Lines corridors has been mapped with the help of hundreds of national […]
- B-Lines – what is it all about? 9th July 2020What’s the problem? Our insects and other invertebrates are in trouble. Now this is due to a number of factors, including climate change, pesticide use, pollution of rivers and streams and invasive species. But, the main reason why our invertebrates and other wildlife is disappearing from our countryside and our towns is the loss of […]
- How to be the best bee hotel manager 7th July 2020A guest posting from Andrew William Kirkland When discussing bees, we tend to imagine social bees such as the physics-defying flight of bumblebees or honeybee hives filled with honey. However, of the 267 bee species that call the UK their home, over 90% are friendly solitary bees. With bee and invertebrate abundance declines reported globally, […]
- Conservationists come together to save the threatened Shrill carder bee 14th July 2020A group of leading conservationists have committed to work together to save the rarest bumblebee in England and Wales, the Shrill carder bee. From today (14 July 2020) more than … The post Conservationists come together to save the threatened Shrill carder bee appeared first on .
- Budding artists asked to get creative with Kent’s beautiful bumblebees 9th July 2020This summer Kent based wildlife conservation project ‘Making a Buzz for the Coast’ is launching an art competition which anyone can enter. People simply need to observe one rule – … The post Budding artists asked to get creative with Kent’s beautiful bumblebees appeared first on .
- Bumblebee project makes a buzz on the north Kent coast 7th July 2020The Kent coastline is buzzing again thanks to the hard work by staff and volunteers of a local conservation project. Over the last three years ‘Making a Buzz for the … The post Bumblebee project makes a buzz on the north Kent coast appeared first on .