What’s the Buzz about Bees?

Bees are crucial for agriculture, food production and the economy. So what’s the buzz? Find out some of the differences between Bumblebees and Honeybees, and how solitary bees get this name…

This animation was part-funded by the Heritage Offices of Kildare County Council and Wicklow County Council, with support from the National Biodiversity Action Plan Fund of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

 

Hedgerows: Lifelines on Farmland:

Tipperary Farmer Sean O’Farrell discusses the mutual benefits of allowing his hedgerows to flower on his farm.

 

Managing Healthy Hedgerows:

This video was produced with funding from the Heritage Office, Tipperary County Council, and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

 

Monitoring Ireland’s Bumblebees:

The Bumblebee Monitoring Scheme is implemented by the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

Sincere thanks to Bernadette Guest, Heritage Officer with Waterford City & County Council, and Filmmaker Peter Cutler from CrowCragProductions.com for producing this video. This video was funded through the Creative Ireland Initiative.

 

How community groups can help pollinators:

 

Introduction to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan:

 

How farmland can support pollinators: 

 

How Councils can support pollinators: 

Sincere thanks to Bernadette Guest, Heritage Officer with Waterford City & County Council, and Filmmaker Peter Cutler from CrowCragProductions.com for producing these three videos.

These videos were funded through the Creative Ireland Initiative.

 

ANIMATION: All-Ireland Pollinator Plan

Our animation was funded through the Creative Ireland Initiative, and by Wicklow County Council and Kildare County Council. Many thanks to Bridget Loughlin, Heritage Officer, Kildare County Council, and Deirdre Burns, Heritage Officer, Wicklow County Council for supporting this project.

Produced by John Davis & Mark Flood.

 

Northern Ireland launch of Farmland: Actions to help pollinators guidelines

Farmers asked to give our pollinators a hand

Farmers asked to give our pollinators a hand

Posted by Northern Ireland Environment Agency on Friday, May 11, 2018