Meadow Birds

On day 231 of 365 Says Wild I wandered down to the meadow and spent some time watching the birds on the feeders. … More Meadow Birds

Meadow Life

My intention when heading out to the meadow on day 52 of 365 Days Wild was to spend some time bug hunting. As is so often the case lately, I was a little distracted by the butterflies. … More Meadow Life

Bees protected as EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides

A near-total ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops in Europe has been introduced following a vote in the European Commission. From 2019 onwards, almost all outdoor uses of the chemicals will no longer be permitted. The proposed ban gained a large majority backing from the twenty eight EU member states when it was put … More Bees protected as EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides

Eco events in May 2018

Are you considering heading out and about, or looking for ideas and inspiration for events and projects to take part in over the next few weeks? Here’s a our monthly roundup of eco-themed events, large and small, local, national and global, taking place in May 2018. Don’t forget to let us know how you marked … More Eco events in May 2018

Good news for bees!

In what is being seen as a shift in stance, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that he will uphold the EU’s ban on neonicotinoids in the UK after Brexit takes effect, backing a total ban on the bee harming pesticides. This overturn of the government’s previous opposition has been welcomed by campaigners, who have argued against claims made by … More Good news for bees!

Join the Bee Cause today

The sight of bees buzzing around the flowers in our gardens and meadows, and crawling over petals with their legs covered in pollen, is one that has long defined the summer months. It is a sight, unfortunately, that is becoming increasingly rare. All species of British bee are in decline. Since 1900 we’ve lost 13 … More Join the Bee Cause today