Read More on New bee arrives in Ireland!

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New bee arrives in Ireland!

  Amid worries about declines in Irish bees, one solitary bee species is bucking the trend and has just arrived. The Ivy Bee (Colletes hederae) has migrated from Britain to set up home in Ireland for the first time. The … Continued

Read More on Growing Native Trees from Seed

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Growing Native Trees from Seed

Help pollinators by growing native trees from seed With the beautiful autumnal colours starting to appear, this is the perfect time to start collecting seeds from our native trees. The Rowan, Hawthorn and Elder berries are looking splendid this autumn … Continued

Read More on Bulbs for Bees – A Gaisce award challenge

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Bulbs for Bees – A Gaisce award challenge

  A National Challenge, a Crucial Goal The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is honoured to support Gaisce in a campaign to celebrate their 35th anniversary. To mark this milestone, Gaisce identified a special challenge to help Ireland’s biodiversity. Gaisce are asking … Continued

Read More on Collecting native Irish wildflower seeds

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Collecting native Irish wildflower seeds

Bush Vetch flower, seed pods and seeds.   It’s feeling a lot like autumn these days, as I sit here in my woolly socks, and you’ll notice seed heads have developed on the flowers in your garden and further afield. … Continued

Read More on Cobh Tidy Towns creates a Pollinator Map

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Cobh Tidy Towns creates a Pollinator Map

Cobh Tidy Towns understands the importance of protecting and providing food sources and nesting sites for pollinating insects. Cobh has an incredible 37 sites that are managed by the community to help pollinators. Cobh is positively buzzing. And that just … Continued

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Creating a local biodiversity plan

Temple Manor/Wilkins Residents’ Association (TMWRAC) explain the Biodiversity Plan they have created for Greenhills, Dublin 12  Temple Manor Residents’ Association was set up some seven years ago and since then has expanded to take into account the recently completed development … Continued
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