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Blooming Bees Resource

Another new resource to check out – a video animation on the importance of bees to Ireland. It has been launched by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and funded by Kildare County Council and Wicklow County Council through the Creative … Continue reading

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Neonicotinoids chemicals on plants sold as pollinator friendly

Researchers, lead by Prof D Goulson, have found that seventy per cent of “Pollinator Friendly” labeled plants sold in UK garden centres and plant nurseries actually contain neonicotinoids. Neonics are chemicals that have been found to be harmful to bees … Continue reading

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Creating Wildflower Meadows

How to create a wildflower meadows is one of the questions we get asked most frequently at our Pollinators course. The National Biodiversity Centre has brought out a new “How to Guide” which will hopefully answer lots of your questions. … Continue reading

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Would you like to learn how to help pollinators?

Roscommon County Council Heritage Office are funding us to do two free workshops on pollinators. These workshops are ideal for those involved in Tidy Towns and local community projects, but anyone interested in pollinators are welcome to attend. Please pre-book … Continue reading

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Guides for creating pollinator friendly gardens

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has now a whole series of guides to help you make your garden / property more pollinator friendly. Check out the guide on creating wild pollinator nesting habitat. There is advice on providing and protecting … Continue reading

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