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Bumblebee Infogram – How do neonicotinoids affect bumblebees? When giving talks or presentations to people whom do not read academic papers for whatever reasons, then try (!)  to translate them into everyday language so that non academics can understand can be rather difficult and dare I say it boring with maths, stats and graphs!! I […]

New research to help farmland birds Why I have put a farmland birds appeal on my website. Having spent my childhood, youth and early adult days about 2 miles from Liverpool city centre, in a terraced house with a back yard, outside toilet, no bathroom and not a tree or flower in sight, the countryside was a very […]

Pollinator Abundance Network Join this group of scientists and non scientists, adults and children to help find out more about bees and our other pollinators! No doubt this partnership should be an interesting collaboration! For wildlife gardeners, organic gardeners and any other people interested in pollination. Places still available for this Citizen Science project. Never […]

INSECT FESTIVAL 2015 – SUNDAY 5 JULY 2015 Following the success of previous years the Insect Festival will be taking place in York again in July this year. IF15 on Sunday 5 July 2015 is a celebration for anyone with a fascination for insects – from exhibitors and traders to wildlife groups and the general public. […]

A Guest Speaker at the Annual General Meeting Amateur Entomologists Society April 2015  I was invited to give a talk about ‘bees and bee boxes’ by the AES and I based it loosely along the lines of my posting about the potential dangers of using some bee hotels (bee homes!) and no thought about the […]

Cheshire Garden Bird Watch Ambassador available for talks George Pilkington (www.nurturing-nature.co.uk) 01925 452819 nurturing-nature@virginmedia.com Help needed! If you can help distribute BTO Garden BirdWatch guides and leaflets or would like a talk then please get in touch! Selected previous activities Presentation Feb 2015 Bumblebee presentation GBW Ambassadors Conference   – Video: Nov 2013, Bowles’s Mauve – great flowering […]

Lets help the pollinators and have fun learning! Dear enthusiast, We are all concerned at the plight of our bees and other wild pollinators due to loss of habitat, the introduction of new diseases, and widespread pesticide use. You are receiving this email because you previously signed up to take part in or hear more […]

Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair 2015 7Th March 2015  I am giving a bumblebee talk/presentation at the Staffordshire Invertebrate Science Fair Sat 7th March 2015, Staffordshire University Science Centre, Leek Road, Stole on Trent ST4 2DF. Talks 12.00-12.45pm Brownfield habitat-  An  invertebrate paradise and importance of recording with Dr. Sarah Henshall 1.00pm-1.45pm Bumblebees and Gardens with […]

 Dr C Moffat- “Why we chose Nurturing Nature for our bumblebee research programme” I’ve spent several years working with bumblebees both outside in the field and indoors inside a research laboratory at the University of Dundee.  While looking for well-designed nest boxes to augment our current laboratory set up and also for use outdoors in field […]

Nurturing Nature with South Liverpool Homes Group Residents Last spring, I was approached to teach a 6 week ‘taster’ organic and wildlife gardening course on behalf of the South Liverpool Homes Group  to be held at Dutch Farm where the Liverpool Food Alliance and Partners run their courses. Some of the students had grown a few, mainly […]