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HL BeeBook CoverAndIndex OnWhite 600pxWide 0 New practical guide: Habitat Creation and Management for Pollinators
4 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
‘Habitat Creation and Management for Pollinators’ is a new, free, practical guide for conserving insect pollinators, published this month
13914460 large Devon County Council pledges to protect bees from pesticides
5 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - Exeter Express and Echo
A pledge by Devon County Council to protect bees from harmful pesticides on council land has been warmly welcomed by Friends of the Earth, the Devon Wildlife Trust and Buglife South West.

GreySquirrel3 RGBStock Tormentor or tormented?
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - John Handley - Issue 65 - February / March 2016
Maxwell Amenity’s Technical Manager, John Handley, looks at the UK’s growing grey squirrel population and asks whether it is ever going to be possible for them to fit harmoniously into the natural ecology of the British Isles

Hedgecutting Hedgecutting ban in August based on bird charity data
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Philip Case
Defra’s decision to extend the hedgecutting ban to August was based on analysis of bird nesting records provided by volunteers to the British Ornithology Trust, Farmers Weekly can reveal.
WW39 Vincent bat box highres New bat box designed with the Vincent Wildlife Trust
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - James Allan
Wildlife World has partnered with the Vincent Wildlife Trust to produce a new roosting site for the UK’s declining bat population.
Spraying JK Invasive weeds in the spotlight
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Jane Carley
Control of invasive weeds is an increasing issue for managers of sports and leisure facilities as well as amenity areas and a recent conference held by INNSA looked at the latest developments and how public bodies and the industry are seeking to tackle the problem
bees Scientists make new discovery about how bees feed, giving rise to new concerns about pesticides
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Scotland Herald
Bees are, by reputation, busy creatures. Scottish experts were surprised to find that instead of buzzing as fast as possible when gathering pollen the insects slowed down the frequency of their vibrations as they learnt to feed.

BlueTit Empowering the members
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Steve Thompson - Issue 65 - February / March 2016
John O’Gaunt greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, suggests there are some simple ways to get the members involved in conservation and ecology, and all will bring benefits to the club

Wildlife World36   2 Feature in Wildlife World’s 2017 calendar
23 Mar 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - James Allan
Wildlife World is asking the UK's nature lovers to send in their seasonal snaps of local wildlife in its latest photo competition
Polecat VWT2 Polecats making a welcome recovery
22 Mar 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source - Issue 65 - February / March 2016
Polecats, which were almost wiped out in Britain in the last century, have made a remarkable comeback
honeybees A new clue to what’s killing honeybees?
6 Mar 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Human transportation of European bees blamed for spread of virus around the world suggests research

Easy and efficient washoff at Hanau Germany with ClearWater copy Washpads - Awash with Legislation
5 Mar 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - David Mears - Issue 65 - February / March 2016
Many greenkeepers are becoming increasingly concerned about compliance with legislation applicable to them, and do not wish to run foul of the law. Some are aware of their duties and responsibilities, and so have taken appropriate action. It is clearly evident however, that some confusion still exists

flooding-in-york.jpg Defra responds to natural flood management calls
3 Mar 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Defra has responded to a petition demanding the government champions tree-planting in upper catchments to prevent flooding

MereGolfResort2 Not a Mere dalliance
23 Feb 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - James Hutchinson - Issue 64 - December / January 2015 / 2016
James Hutchinson heads to The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Cheshire to review the course’s environmental credentials and discovers invasive rhododendrons ... and geese!

Testing Crops in 1940s Tennessee How the great phosphorus shortage could leave us all hungry
21 Feb 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Charly Faradji and Marissa de Boer
You know that greenhouse gases are changing the climate. You probably know drinking water is becoming increasingly scarce, and that we’re living through a mass extinction. But when did you last worry about phosphorus?
GEO Re certification 235 RJ National achieves GEO Re-Certified
19 Feb 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Peter Driver
Ransomes Jacobsen’s three-hole golf course, The RJ National, located at their European headquarters on the outskirts of Ipswich, has been re-certified by the Golf Environment Organization (GEO). With this latest accolade, the RJ National becomes the first golf course in the UK to be awarded GEO Certified® status for commitment to sustainable development for a third time.
Living wall.JPG pwrt3 Richmond Golf Club's 'living wall' explained
7 Feb 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Editor
Richmond Golf Club in Yorkshire was recognised for creating the best environment project for its ‘living wall’ at the recent Golf Environment Awards

Badger5 Pixabay Badgers - Nature’s JCBs
26 Jan 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Badger Trust - Issue 64 - December / January 2015 / 2016
Badgers are an emotive subject. There is no doubting their ‘cuteness’ and, since a starring roll in Wind In The Willows, they have captured the public’s affection.

Heathrow Green Spaces CGI 1 Colne Valley Heathrow to invest £105m to create "once in a generation" green spaces boost with expansion
22 Jan 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External - 2 comments
Heathrow has today unveiled new images of how expansion at the airport could create a “once in a generation” £105m investment in public green spaces around the Colne Valley.
HoneyBee Bayer revises position to propose extra protections for bees from pesticides
15 Jan 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Oliver Milman
Pharmaceutical giant Bayer has said it has put forward proposals for extra protections for bees after initially accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of overestimating the harm caused to the vital pollinators by a widely used pesticide

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