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Bug Hunt with Learning Resources

We’ve teamed up with Learning Resources, experts in educational toys that make learning fun, who have created a fantastic Kid’s Guide to Growing Fruit and Vegetables. The colourful graphic has...

06/05/2020

Maybug

By Andrew Whitehouse, Countries Manager for Buglife Yesterday, I saw my first maybug of the year. Regular as clockwork, these large flying beetles appear in late April or early May....

29/04/2020

Dark-edged Bee-fly

With its furry body, the Dark-edged bee-fly (Bombylius major) is commonly mistaken for a bee.  These distinctive furry flies are active from March to June in gardens and along hedgerows...

05/03/2020

Do you know how to say ‘snail’ in Welsh?

Common names for invertebrates can tell us about the historical and cultural relationships we have with wildlife, many have interesting origins.  Some of the names for invertebrates in the Welsh...

14/01/2020

Five things to do to reverse insect decline

Craig Macadam, Buglife's Conservation Director responding to the recent report on insect declines in an article that first appeared on the CNN website Insect populations are in crisis. A recent...

12/02/2019