Read More on TECHNICAL BLOG: Designing a pollinator-friendly roundabout

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TECHNICAL BLOG: Designing a pollinator-friendly roundabout

Designing a pollinator-friendly herbaceous scheme for roundabouts – By Peter Cuthbert, Horticultural Services Roundabouts can provide the opportunity for very attractive herbaceous planting schemes and excellent resources for pollinators. Successful long-lasting herbaceous schemes need considerable plant knowledge, both in terms … Continued

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Life on the edge 

Donna Rainey explains how a phonecall to her local Roads Service kickstarted a project that has protected many wildflower-rich verges in Northern Ireland.       Routine mowing of roadside wildflower verges has troubled me for years. My summer walks and … Continued

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Job announcement

Job Announcement Protecting Farmland Pollinators: EIP Project Manager   Background The National Biodiversity Data Centre is a national centre that collates, manages, analyses and disseminates data on Ireland’s biodiversity. It manages a large work programme of biodiversity data management and associated thematic … Continued

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The fight to save the bees

Following publication of the mid-term review of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020, Dr Úna Fitzpatrick reflects on some of the achievements and challenges faced.     I haven’t worked a day in my life. – If that was the case … Continued
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