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Debunking some myths about bees

Excerpt: “Honeybees are a managed pollinator and are often classified as livestock. Adding honeybee hives to the landscape is NOT a biodiversity action. …One third of our 98 wild bee species are at risk of extinction. If lost, they will … Continued

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Job opportunity: Farmland Pollinator Officer

Thanks to funding from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, the National Biodiversity Data Centre is looking to appoint a Project Officer to support the delivery of farmland actions in the new All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. This is a … Continued

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Creating ecological corridors in Bruff

The community of Bruff, Co. Limerick, are planning to create ecological corridors through the town to join up green spaces using pollinator-friendly planting. This whole-landscape network approach is hugely valuable to biodiversity and could be considered by all community groups.  

Read More on Practical advice on managing wildflower meadows

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Practical advice on managing wildflower meadows

Anne Sundermann, Ricky Whelan and Brian Gaynor explain how natural meadows are flourishing under management practices of the Irish Wildlife Trust Laois/Offaly branch New meadow in a housing estate in Portlaoise One of the best and most successful ways for … Continued
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