Botanic Garden of Wales – “We use our DNA barcoding expertise and extensive horticultural resource to research the floral preferences of both honey bees and wild pollinators …”
Monthly Archives: March 2021
We need more data on bees and other insects :-
Bumblebee Conservation Trust
An overview of survey opportunities.
Count bumblebees seen once a month on a 2km walk.
UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme (PoMS).
Count the number of insects visiting a patch of flowers for 10 minutes.
Flower-Insect Timed Count (FIT Count).
Record seeing a single species.
Get help identifing a single species.
SEWBReC South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre
Enter records of species seen in South East Wales.
Wales Biodiversity Partnership
‘Bee-killing’ pesticide now will not be used on UK sugar beet fields
A Guardian newspaper article:-
“A pesticide which reduces bee populations and was to be used in England’s sugar beet fields this year will not be used after recent cold weather killed off virus-transmitting aphids…..”