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Bumblebee survey and ID virtual workshops 2020 and upcoming bee clinic

Great to have so many people with us over the last two weeks for Bumblebee survey refresher and ID sessions led by Hayley Herridge, Conservation Officer, Buglife. We have also refined Herefordshire Meadows guidance on bumblebee monitoring for meadow restoration for 2019 Meadow making pilots, 2020 Pollinator Meadows and anyone else wanting to survey bumblebees. Please refer to this before… Read more →

Simple wildflower and bee surveys help farmers demonstrate benefits of diverse swards on the farm

Herefordshire Meadows members are demonstrating the benefits of restoration projects by doing  rapid plant and bee surveys.  Everyone can join in by starting now while walking the farm this spring.  If you want any help or advice please CONTACT us.  Virtual training sessions are being planned.   We are confident that herb rich grassland will be supported by DEFRA in… Read more →

Hay Days Survey

Floodplain Meadows PhD Student Vicky Bowskill, is looking at hay as part of her studies. She is making a plea to anyone who makes hay from species rich fields, or buys it in for livestock use, to fill in the questionnaire here https://openuniversity.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/hay-days Further information about the study is attached and can also be found on our website. Please share… Read more →