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It’s Bluebell season!

Our native bluebell, Hyacinthoides non-scripta, otherwise known as the Common Bluebell, is an early flowering pollinator-friendly plant that naturally occurs in Ireland. The Irish name Coinnle Corra, means tapered candles. Common bluebells can form beautiful blue carpets of colour from … Continued

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Ecological Corridors

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to release a new resource on ecological corridors for pollinators. This booklet provides an introduction to ecological corridors and tips on how to create them.  What are ecological corridors?  Ecological corridors connect isolated … Continued

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Great Irish Grasslands Trail

A new booklet has been released celebrating Great Irish Grasslands. This guide has been developed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, with support from the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan. Species-rich grasslands (or native meadows) … Continued

Read More on Favourite Food Sources for Wild Bees in 2023

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Favourite Food Sources for Wild Bees in 2023

Every year, the National Biodiversity Data Centre receives hundreds of bee sightings from all over the island of Ireland. In 2023, 1,824 bee records were submitted, including information about what the bee was feeding on. This is an increase of … Continued

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Pollinator-friendly procurement for business sites

As part of the new Businesses: actions for pollinators guidelines, the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is delighted to launch a structure for businesses to identify pollinator-friendly procurement practices (Action 32 Page 29). Products When buying plants or products from nurseries or garden … Continued

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Business supporters case studies

We are delighted to share the new AIPP business supporters case studies section of www.pollinators.ie, an area devoted to highlighting the great work AIPP business supporters are delivering for pollinators-biodiversity. The first six case studies, based on the Annual Review Business … Continued

Read More on New Pollinator Plan guidelines for local communities

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New Pollinator Plan guidelines for local communities

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to release an update of ‘Local Communities: Actions to Help Pollinators’. This free guideline provides simple, evidence-based recommendations for community groups on how to help pollinators and biodiversity. The guidelines are now also … Continued

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New Pollinator Plan guidelines for business

The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP), implemented by the National Biodiversity Data Centre, is delighted to announce the update of the AIPP resource guidelines Businesses: actions to help pollinators. These guidelines were first published in 2016, in collaboration with Bord Bia. … Continued

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Hedgerow Resources

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to release two free resources exploring the benefits of native hedgerows and how to plant hedgerows for biodiversity. Why are hedgerows important? Hedgerows are an integral part of Ireland’s landscape. They hold immense … Continued
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