Bees and Butterflies

The state of nature… Our butterflies are in trouble…

Take a look at the RSPB’s ‘State of Nature’ 92 page report:

www.rspb.org.uk/Images/stateofnature_tcm9-345839.pdf

and Butterfly Conservation’s ‘The state of Britain’s butterflies’ for some sobering reading:

http://butterfly-conservation.org/1643/the-state-of-britains-butterflies.html

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‘Extinct’ short-haired bumblebee is being re-introduce

Good news!  The ‘extinct’ short-haired bumblebee is being re-introduced to the UK.  See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194778

The bee needs plants such as Red Clover and Vipers Bugloss (above).

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