Latest Blog Posts

Fantastic dragonflies and how to help them

…blog by Kaitlyn Elverson, Buglife Engagement Officer, written for National Dragonfly Week 2023 Superstition, myth, and folklore have given dragonflies countless names throughout history, such as the Devil’s Darning Needle...

06/07/2023

An introduction to the Large Scabious Mining Bee

…blog by Laura Larkin, Buglife North Cornwall B-Lines Conservation Officer, written for Solitary Bee Week 2023 I’m sure you can imagine a winter’s day on the North Cornwall coast. It’s...

06/07/2023

Bees of the Changing Chalk Partnership Area

…blog by Alice Parfitt, Buglife Changing Chalk Conservation Officer, written for Solitary Bee Week 2023 The flower rich chalk grassland of the South Downs is home to a wide range...

04/07/2023

An introduction to the Northern Colletes mining bee

…blog by Sally Morris, Buglife Species on the Edge Conservation Officer, written for Solitary Bee Week 2023 To celebrate Solitary Bee Week (3-9 July), Buglife Conservation Officer, Sally Morris, introduces...

03/07/2023

National Meadows Day 2023 in Scotland

…blog by Claire Pumfrey, Buglife Conservation Officer, and Suzanne Burgess, Buglife Development Manager Scotland and Northern Ireland  Celebrate this year’s National Meadows Day by visiting some fantastic flower-rich grasslands in...

01/07/2023

National Meadows Day 2023 in England

…blog by Rachel Richards, Buglife B-Lines Officer.  Join Rachel to find out how Copt Hill, an historic B-Lines project site, is doing eight years after the funded project ended. Celebrate...

30/06/2023

Not-so Solitary Bees

…blog by Rachel Richards, Buglife B-Lines Officer, written for Solitary Bee Week 2023 In the UK we are blessed with an abundance of bee species, not just the much-loved domesticated...

29/06/2023

Fascinating Invertebrates ~ Bring on the leeches!

  To celebrate Earth Day (22 April) and our current Saving Scotland’s Special Invertebrates Green Match Fund campaign, Buglife Conservation Director, Craig Macadam, takes us on a deep dive into...

22/04/2023

Keep your eyes peeled this spring…

…blog by Andrew Whitehouse, Buglife Head of Operations Spring is a magical time of year.  The days lengthen, and the weather begins to warm up.  This is also a time...

14/04/2023