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RedDeer FreeStockjpg Ecology - facts to suit the evidence?
19 hours ago - Conservation & Ecology - Peter Britton - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
In a summer when the EU’s Chief Scientific Advisor suggested that facts were being twisted to suit political agenda, Pitchcare’s Peter Britton ponders the plight of Mother Nature

ConservationEvent HP ArticleBanner Pitchcare RSPB Golf Conservation Event
1 day ago - Conservation & Ecology - John Handley
Pitchcare, in conjunction with the RSPB are to hold a conservation event at Enville Golf Club on the 18th September 2014.
Science is clear on the bee issue
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
A reader forwarded an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal pertaining to the current state of honeybees and native pollinators. Put bluntly, it was riddled with misinformation, misleading examples and false statements.
butterfly 3001330b Driven to extinction: a bug's life
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The number of insects on the planet has plummeted by 45 per cent since the Seventies. Why do we care so little for such a vital resource?
redwood 2997877c Japanese red cedars to replace Britain's traditional oaks in fight against climate change
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Trees from America, Japan and southern Europe will be planted in Britain's forests to avoid them shrinking by 40 per cent by 2080 because of climate change

Beehives4 Beekeeping - Beehive yourself!
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
Laurence Gale MSc and Edward Ainsworth head to Wilmslow Golf Club to help their Course Manager, Steve Oultram, in his quest to set up an apiary

SprayCDA2 Why Spray CDA?
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Victoria Wall - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
Vicki Wall, Technical Manager at Spray CDA, suggests there are ten top reasons to ditch the knapsack and switch to Controlled Droplet or Ultra Low Volume Applicators, Drift Reduction, Lock Up, Environmental Benefits, Water Savings, Cost Savings
bee 2426517b Crucial research into pesticide harm to bees 'may not be independent'
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
MPs raise concerns over Government relying on research funded by pesticide manufacturers to determine the harm their products cause to bees
Richard Edwards, Chair of LTOA July 2014 LTOA elect new executive committee
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - PR Agency
The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) have announced a newly elected Executive Committee to head up the Association for the next two years.
chelsea flower bee 2916684b Government: take five simple steps to help bees
22 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Environment Department urges people to help protect the struggling British bee population.
80,000 trees felled in Northern Ireland after ash dieback hits 90 sites
19 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
More than 80,000 trees across Northern Ireland have been destroyed to curb the spread of ash dieback disease.
bees Wild honey bees: Does their disappearance matter?
19 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - BBC
New research suggests there may be no wild honey bees living in England or Wales, but how much does their disappearance matter?
Buddleia Buddleia: The plant that dominates Britain's railways
17 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
More people are buying buddleia for their gardens, but it's classified as an invasive species and is a problem on British railways.

RagwortFlowers Stinking Nanny - Common Ragwort
14 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - Manda Sansom - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
As summer arrives, the workload for groundsmen increases, and Ragwort control is one tedious, but necessary task for many. Monsanto’s Manda Sansom looks at the options for tackling this injurious weed

Untitled1 UK data centre marks 50 years of recording nature
13 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The Biological Records Centre, which supports more than 80 wildlife recording societies and schemes, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
starlings Controversial pesticides killing wild birds as well as bees
11 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Declining numbers of starlings and tree sparrows in the Netherlands linked to chemical used to protect crops from insects.

Fairhaven EcoPileMain Ecopiles - Seeing the trees not the wood
5 Jul 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - James Hutchinson - Issue 54 - April / May 2014
With the high winds encountered across the UK earlier this year, the problem of what to do with the vast amounts of fallen timber has come to the fore. Ecopiles could be the ecological solution

Untitled1 Cannibal harlequin ladybirds 'eating native British cousins'
26 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Invasive harlequin ladybirds are cannibals and are eating their native British cousins, DNA analysis has shown.
Untitled1 Widespread impacts of neonicotinoids 'impossible to deny'
25 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Neonicotinoid pesticides are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species and are a key factor in the decline of bees, say scientists.
Untitled12 US sets up honey bee loss task force
24 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The White House has set up a taskforce to tackle the decline of honey bees.

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