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Shrill Carder bee

Update on the Shrill Carder Bee

Hints of spring are in the air... Bulbs are peeking up through the soil, with plenty of snowdrops, daffodils and crocus already in flower. Sightings of Buff-tailed Bumblebees in gardens are more and more frequent as the days grow longer. It won’t be long now until different bumblebee species join them, although we will have...

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The diary of an artist

On the 9th of December, Amanda - our Back from the Brink Community Artist for the South-East led a beautiful event for our Colour in the Margins project, set in Kent. Our Community Art project is all about informing people of the rare and threatened wildlife, right on their doorstep - through creative processes. With...

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Update on the Shrill Carder Bee

Moving into the cooler days of Autumn and pulling on the layers it’s hard to believe that only a few months ago it was too hot to survey. So what’s been going on with our little Shrill Carder Bee over one of the hottest summers on record? Somerset The season kicked off in early May...

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Introducing the Shrill Carder Bee

From the very start, I feel as if the project has had a real buzz around it! We started in the midst of the Shrill Carder flight season and so dived, pots and nets in hand, straight into surveying. Now, looking back over the last couple of months, it’s crazy to think about what we have managed to achieve, especially considering the weather we have had over our “summer”.

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