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Farmcare Partners with Buglife and Natural England to Boost Pollinators

Farmcare, the UK’s leading rural business, is partnering with Buglife and Natural England to work on a three year joint project that aims to improve the quantity and quality of insect pollinator habitats across Kent and Sussex.  


A B-Line for the East of England

A national project to create a network of wildflower-rich areas is making a huge splash in the East of England, thanks to the generous support of Anglian Water. A network for the East of England has just been identified, a huge step in helping to stop the decline of pollinators in the region.  


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.  


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.


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.


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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