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John Muir Pollinator Way, Scotland’s first B-line

Scotland’s first B-lines project, the John Muir Pollinator Way, has identified opportunities for creating, enhancing and managing important grassland habitat along the entire route of the John Muir Way and almost 2 miles either side, that will not only provide important foraging habitat for pollinating bees, hoverflies and other insects but also homes for other wildlife. Opportunities have been identified at school grounds, cemeteries, hospitals, golf courses and public parks and sites currently designated for conservation including Local Nature Reserves and Wildlife Reserves.  

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Award for Canvey Wick

5-spot burnet moth larva (c) Claudia Watts

Essex nature reserve scoops Land Trust Awards 2016 prize   National land management charity, the Land Trust has named Canvey Wick Nature Reserve as Winner of the Best Space for Nature category at its annual awards ceremony.

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Launch of Great British Bee Count 2016

People are being urged to take part in the Great British Bee Count, and find out more about Britain’s bees, after a new survey found most of us can’t recognise a honey bee - despite recent surveys showing the public are very concerned about the plight of Britain’s bees.

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Minuscule Opportunity

If you go down to the woods this spring, you’re sure of a tiny surprise as the mini-beasts go antennae-to-antennae for the spoils of a picnic in MINUSCULE, in cinemas from May 27th, 2016 courtesy of Lionsgate Films.

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York Urban Buzz

(c) Rory Dimond

York will soon be bursting with flowers, and buzzing with bees, butterflies and many other pollinating insects as part of the York Urban Buzz project, a Buglife initiative funded by Biffa Award. Work is already underway to create this colourful new addition to the city.  

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First Biodiverse Green Roof for Grangemouth

A biodiverse green roof over 140m2 in size that has been designed for pollinating insects has been installed on a flat roof owned by CalaChem in Grangemouth.  

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