More than 140 species of birds, bees, butterflies and bugs were recorded during Knoll Gardens Foundation annual Garden Wildlife Survey

More than 140 species of birds, bees, butterflies and bugs were recorded at the recent Knoll Gardens Foundation annual Garden Wildlife Survey. The annual survey is part of an ongoing programme of research to explore the relationship between garden plants and the wildlife that lives on and around them. The survey was undertaken by a talented team of wildlife experts supported by interested volunteers to help with identification. Full story: Read more

 

SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A BUZZ AROUND BEES

Since the 1930s in the UK we’ve lost 97% of our wildflower meadows, and with them our critical pollinators such as bees and butterflies. To help reverse this decline, and to support the creation of a beautiful expanse of meadow to support Somerset’s bees and butterflies, Somerset Wildlife Trust has created the Perrymead Wildflower Project – which aims to harvest seed from flower rich areas and sow it on species poor areas to create enriched habitats to support more pollinators. Full story: Read more