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Help Buglife save our pollinators and secure £25,000 to make UK cities rich in bees and buzzing with pollinators. It is super easy all you have to do is VOTE for our URBAN BUZZ project.   Click this link below to find out more about the project and to VOTE, you get 10 votes and you can use these all on the same project. Please pass this on to anyone you know, who wants to help bees.


Buglife in Ireland

Buglife are delighted to announce that for the first time they have a staff presence in Ireland with the appointment of two Northern Ireland Conservation Officers. Anna Hart from Armagh and Adam Mantell from County Down have joined the Buglife team leading to the establishment of a paid position in the north and providing scope for into wider Ireland. The first year of project work which will be focussing on four key areas: ·         Looking at the monitoring standards of invertebrate in nature reserves across Northern Ireland


The Jewel of York has an extra reason to sparkle

The annual count of the endangered Tansy beetle shows a significant boost in the population since last year The 2016 count of this iridescent leaf beetle, which is often referred to as the ‘Jewel of York’, estimates approximately 40,000 Tansy beetles in and around the York area. This represents a huge growth from the estimated population of 24,000 recorded in 2015.The annual count is carried out by a team of about 30 volunteers and surveys, in total, 90km of bank along the River Ouse around York.


Everyone welcome to help get Cockington Country Park Buzzing

This weekend Buglife and Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust are creating new wildflower mini meadows within Cockington arboretum, and they need your help to sow the seeds.   The flowers will provide a burst of colour in the summer, and much needed food and habitat for bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects.  


Canvey Wick Nature Reserve set for exciting expansion

Canvey Wick Nature Reserve is set to be expanded to around 150 hectares after  Morrisons  arranged to transfer an adjoining parcel of land to national land management charity, the Land Trust. The retailer’s transfer of 130 hectares of land to the Land Trust – equivalent to more than 180 football pitches – together with an endowment to boost the environmental quality of the land and provide for its long-term management, will have a wide reaching impact.


Final phase of large bog restoration project completed

Wildlife Charity Buglife Scotland and partners Forest Enterprise Scotland, North Lanarkshire Council and the Scottish Wildlife Trust have completed the final phase of a large bog restoration project at Fannyside Muir, near Cumbernauld.


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