Bee Friendly

A brand new booklet to planting for pollinators has been released and it is brimful of great ideas and top tips.

Botanic Garden’s science team has provided expert advice for a booklet detailing some of the top plants for pollinators to guide growers on what to plant throughout the year.

There are also tips on grass cutting, containers, growing from seed, from cuttings, and advice on making new plants using techniques such as layering and division.

You can find out more about the Bee Friendly scheme and download a booklet here:  https://www.biodiversitywales.org.uk/Bee-Friendly

For hard copies please e-mail: NatureConservation@gov.wales

Webinar invitation: Welsh Landscapes for Rare Bumblebees – Thursday 15th July 2021 at 10:30-12:00

Please see this Webinar information (Bilingual) to present the key findings of ‘Welsh Landscapes for Rare Bumblebees’.

The project focused on collating up-to-date records across Wales for seven rare and priority bumblebee species* and used this data to identify rare bumblebee hotspots across Wales, to analyse their preferred habitats and landscapes, to identify priority areas for further survey and conservation action, and to engage key stakeholders in their conservation

Severe Weather Warning

Be aware of the Met Office weather warning below for tomorrow and Friday. You might want to check your hives security etc!

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