Read More on Where do pollinators go in the winter?

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Where do pollinators go in the winter?

  Winter is quite a difficult time for pollinators. It is cold and often rainy and the first frosts will wipe out most of the flowers, and this will drastically reduce the availability of food. Pollinators have evolved various strategies … Continued

Read More on Tidy Towns Pollinator Award winners 2022

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Tidy Towns Pollinator Award winners 2022

The winners of the Tidy Towns Local Authority Pollinator Award 2022 have been announced.  The Pollinator Award is a Special Award which has run since 2016 as part of the annual Supervalu Tidy Towns awards. It is administrated by the … Continued

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Solitary bees: a new free poster

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to release a new free resource: a poster of Ireland’s solitary bees. This new poster aims to raise awareness of this important but often overlooked group of bees, who are vitally important to … Continued

Read More on An Taisce Announces Green Flag Pollinator Awards

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An Taisce Announces Green Flag Pollinator Awards

  The 2022 Green Flag Awards were announced today by An Taisce Environmental Education, acknowledging Ireland’s best public parks and gardens. A record-breaking 104 awards were given to parks, heritage and community sites around the island. Of these, 85 are … Continued

Read More on South Dublin County Council’s Pollinator Plan

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South Dublin County Council’s Pollinator Plan

Brendan Redmond, Executive Parks Superintendent at South Dublin County Council, tells us about the work the council is doing for pollinators and biodiversity.    2022 has been a very successful year to date. Work that has been carried out on … Continued

Read More on Skerries Wild Bee Festival 2022

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Skerries Wild Bee Festival 2022

  In August 2022, Skerries celebrated its first Wild Bee Festival. This three-day event ran from the 26th to the 29th of August, and was a collaboration between Fingal County Council, the National Biodiversity Data Centre, and Sustainable Skerries. Over … Continued
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