Local Communities: Actions to help pollinators Pobail Áitiúla: Gníomhartha ar son pailneoirí  
How-to guide: Creating and restoring meadows in local communities and gardens This guide features lists of nectar and pollen rich plants to suit various settings. How-to guide: Creating wild pollinator nesting habitat
A guide explaining how to manage native hedgerows for biodiversity. If you want to increase the diversity of native wildflowers in your community, learn how to harvest local wildflower seed. This guide explains how to plant and look after orchards. It is aimed at farms, but is also relevant to community groups.
Advice on planting native trees for pollinators. Tips and inspiration for creating a pollinator-friendly sensory garden – a wonderful resource for nature and the community.


Signage templates

Putting up signs in places you are taking actions for pollinators can be a great way of raising awareness of your work, or explaining why certain areas might look the way they do. Here are some signage templates you are welcome to download and use in your community (a full list can be found on the main resources page). Make sure you use sustainable materials where possible. 


Resources to Inspire Others

Many community groups work with others to have greater impact. Whether encouraging businesses and other organisations to help biodiversity, running talks and workshops with schools, or spreading the word about biodiversity on social media, there are many ways you can encourage your community to take the right actions. Below, you will find resources to help you inspire others. 

A flyer aimed at anyone with a garden. It is full of ideas and inspiration for how to help pollinators in gardens of any size. Encourage members of your community to ‘Pledge Your Garden’ by adding their outdoor space to the Actions for Pollinators map. Simple advice for Residents’ Associations starting work for biodiversity.
Reduce mowing to help pollinators. Pollinator-friendly Herbs Pollinator-friendly Garden plants

Simple tips on planting a pot for pollinators. Also available in Irish: Potaí do Phailneoirí How to develop a pollinator plan for schools Pollinator-friendly management of sports clubs
Businesses: actions to help pollinators Faith communities: actions to help pollinators Farmland: Actions to help pollinators




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