Buglife share information on “Strathmore B-Lines - People & Pollinators in Strathmore”. This is an exciting new Buglife project which aims to restore 20 hectares of grassland and nectar rich habitats, at 20 sites between Dunkeld and Montrose. This webpage includes an ‘Introduction to pollinators’ video. If you are a [...]
Buglife have created over 50 pollinator hotspots along the B-lines route, and more are planned. Check out the activity going on in Scotland. Is there anything happening near you? Look at the B-lines map to see where more needs doing. This article in The Conversation (12 May 2022), explores ‘Bee [...]
Do you like being outside? Could you spare an hour or two? Plantlife shares some simple information on how to take part and contribute to Citizen Science. Plantlife also shares useful information about the 2 forms of cowslip and how they reflect habitat quality. Can you spot these features in [...]
This Field Studies Council (FSC) blog includes an introduction to why management is needed for wildlife. Pete Boardman's talk delves into some specific examples of habitat management in the UK, primarily focused on invertebrates species.
This article in the Conversation (1 December 2021) highlights the gloomy news that house martin, swift and greenfinch have joined the red list of the UK’s most endangered birds. The data on the UK’s breeding and wintering birds reflects the work led by thousands of citizen scientists, environmental charities and [...]
This Scottish Pollinators post (18 November 2021) describes Green Connectors, a five-year project to create valuable habitat links throughout the city for pollinators (and other wildlife). This will nurture wildflower meadows, hedges and tree planting in a jigsaw of appropriate sites.