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Residents’ Associations: Actions for Pollinators

The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is delighted to release a new free resource: a booklet with guidance on how residents’ associations can help pollinators. Residents’ Associations Actions for Pollinators – download free booklet here. Food, Safety, and Shelter Across the island … Continued

Read More on Favourite Food for Wild Bees in 2022

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Favourite Food for Wild Bees in 2022

Every year, the National Biodiversity Data Centre receives hundreds of bee sightings from all over the island of Ireland. In 2022, 1,482 bee records were submitted, including information about what the bee was feeding on.  Wild bees are in trouble … Continued

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Helping Biodiversity at Lacken Church

By Carmel O’Neill, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lacken, Co. Wicklow   Spring In late February 2022, we planted 22m of Whitethorn hedging along the boundary wall of Lacken Church as part of our ongoing project to improve the … Continued

Read More on Too many honey bees can threaten wild bees

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Too many honey bees can threaten wild bees

By Dr. Gail MacInnis, The National Bee Diagnostic Centre, Alberta, Canada This blog is part of the ‘Dispatches from Researchers’ series, which features guest articles written by experts in pollination and related fields.   Our study On the Island of … Continued

Read More on Planting Trees for Pollinators

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Planting Trees for Pollinators

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to release a flyer with guidance on planting trees for pollinators, produced with the support of the Tree Council of Ireland, the Native Woodland Trust, and Trees on the Land. We also thank … Continued

Read More on The GAA Launches New Green Club Toolkit

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The GAA Launches New Green Club Toolkit

  On Saturday 3rd December, the National Biodiversity Data Centre was one of several partner organisations who attended the launch of a new GAA Green Club Toolkit. This online toolkit provides simple advice for the implementation of sustainability actions at … Continued

Read More on Council Partners 2022 Annual Review

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Council Partners 2022 Annual Review

Find out about the work our Council Partners have carried out in 2022 in support of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan   In September 2022, local authorities from across the island of Ireland met to discuss ‘How Local Authorities Can Address … Continued

Read More on 2022 Business Supporters Annual Review published

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2022 Business Supporters Annual Review published

We are delighted to publish this year’s ‘All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (2022): Business Supporters – Annual Review’. VIEW HERE. To maintain the integrity of the Plan moving forwards, all business supporters were invited to submit a mandatory 250-word report PLUS map their … Continued

Read More on How far do pollinators travel?

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How far do pollinators travel?

Pollinator species are active at different times of day and at different times of the year. They have varying behaviour, body size and tongue length, flight distances, habitat and foraging preferences, and susceptibility to stressors and they vary in the … Continued
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