How can Local Communities help Pollinators?

Local communities can lead the way in creating an Ireland where pollinators can thrive. To find out how to make your community pollinator friendly, download our publication: Local Communities: actions to help pollinators

Suitable for:
  TIDYTOWNS, Keep Northern Ireland beautiful, local wildlife groups, historic graveyard groups, college campuses, etc.

Features of the Local Community Guidelines: 
  • Range of 24 low/no-cost pollinator-friendly actions provided to suit all local communities
  • Pollinator-friendly planting lists
  • Important advice for purchasing wildflower seed mixes for pollinators
  • Information about our pollinators, why they are declining and what they need to survive


Have you taken any pollinator friendly actions in your local community? If so, log them on our online mapping system, Actions for Pollinators, to help track the build-up of food and shelter in our landscape. 

Instructions on how to use this mapping system: Tutorial on Actions for Pollinators: Community groups


For ideas and inspiration about how you can help pollinators in your community, check out the 2022 Tidy Towns Pollinator Award newsletter: