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Topic Description Organisation Location
Assess your Plot How kind is your plot to Bees Bumblebee Conservation http://beekind.bumblebeeconservation.org/
B Lines Creating insect highways Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/B-Lines%20General%20Flyer-WEB.pdf
Bee Farming The Business of Bee Farming Beefarmers http://beefarmers.co.uk/what-is-bee-farming/
Bee Hotel Make a Bee Hotel Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/Make%20a%20bee%20hotel%20-%20simple.pdf
Bee Hotel Make a Bee Hotel Bucks, Berkshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust http://www.bbowt.org.uk/sites/default/files/files/insect_hotel_activity_sheet(1).pdf
Bees Needs Pollinator Awareness and Case Studies Wildlife Trust http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/bees-needs
Brownfield Land Managing Brownfield land for Pollinators Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/managing-your-land/brownfield-and-industrial-land/
Bumblebee Nests How to make a Bumblebee Nest Bumblebee Conservation https://bumblebeeconservation.org/about-bees/habitats/bumblebee-nests
Business and Bees How Anglian Water created a buzzing area Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/Buzzing-Business-Pack%21
Campaign Pollinator Campaign leaflet Campaign for the Farmed Environment http://www.cfeonline.org.uk/campaign-themes/pollinators/
Farms Pollinator management for your farm business Campaign for the Farmed Environment http://www.cfeonline.org.uk/cfe_leaflet_pollinators_web/
Farms Pollinator management for your farm business Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/helping-pollinators-at-farm-scale
Gardening Grasslands for Insect Pollinators and other wildlife Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/gardening-for-bees
Gardening Grasslands for Insect Pollinators and other wildlife Gardener’s World (BBC) http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/wildlife/plants-for-bees/1107.html
Gardening Grasslands for Insect Pollinators and other wildlife Royal Horticultural Society https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden/plants-for-pollinators
Gardening Grasslands for Insect Pollinators and other wildlife Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/Sheet%201_Pollinaters5_07_1.pdf
Grasslands Management of Wildflower-rich Grassland habitats for pollinators and other insects Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/Sheet%204_Management%20for%20insects%205_07_1.pdf
Grasslands Wildflower-rich Grassland Restoration Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/B-Lines%20fact%20sheet%202-%20Wildflower-rich%20grassland%20restoration_0.pdf
Grasslands Wildflower-rich Grassland Creation Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/B-Lines%20fact%20sheet%203%20-%20Wildflower-rich%20grassland%20creation_0.pdf
Hedges Hedgerow Management for Pollinators Campaign for the Farmed Environment http://www.cfeonline.org.uk/managinghedges_online/
Hedges Hedgerow Heroes Hedgelink http://www.hedgelink.org.uk/index.php
Hedges Hedgerow management for important species Hedgelink http://www.hedgelink.org.uk/index.php?page=23
Hedges Hedgerow Rejuvenation Centre for Ecology and Hydrology http://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/projects/hedgerow-management-and-rejuvenation
Identify your Pollinator Identification guide Butterfly Conservation http://butterfly-conservation.org/
Land Management Managing Land for Pollinators Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/managing-your-land/
Meadows How to make a Community Meadow Bumblebee Conservation https://www.buglife.org.uk/activities-for-you/wildlife-gardening/how-make-community-meadow
Meadows How to manage a Community Meadow Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/managing-your-land/wildflower-meadows/
National Strategy What the Government thinks Defra https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-pollinator-strategy-for-bees-and-other-pollinators-in-england
Orchards How Orchards can help Pollinators Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/managing-your-land/traditional-orchards/
Plants for Pollinators Good Plants for Pollinators Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/5.BuglifeCommunityMeadowspackPLANTSFORPOLLINATORSweb.pdf
Plants for Pollinators Good Plants for Pollinators Royal Horticultural Society https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/pdf/conservation-and-biodiversity/wildlife/rhs_pollinators_plantlist
Quarries How Quarries can help Pollinators Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/managing-your-land/managing-quarries/
Road Verges How Road Verges can help Pollinators Plantlife http://www.plantlife.org.uk/roadvergecampaign
School Activities School Packs Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/activities-for-you/children-and-schools/plymouths-buzzing-school-pack
School Activities School Packs Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/activities-for-you/children-and-schools/b-lines-school-pack
School Activities School Packs Polli-nation http://www.polli-nation.co.uk/
Seeds Seeding the B-Lines: Selecting Species and Seeds Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/Sheet%205%20B%20Lines%205_07_1.pdf
Shrubs for Bees Plant List British Beekeepers Association http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/library/bbka_shrubs_for_bees_3-way_1306864579.pdf
Surveys Surveying Bumble Bees Bumblebee Conservation http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/surveys/
Surveys Recording and monitoring Butterflies and Moths Butterfly Conservation http://butterfly-conservation.org/110/recording-and-monitoring.html
Surveys Pollinator spotting Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/sites/default/files/Pollinators%20spotting%20sheet_0.pdf
Towns and Cities What you can do for Pollinators in Towns and Cities Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/urban-buzz
Trees Plant List British Beekeepers Association http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/library/bbka_trees_for_bees_3-way_1306864371.pdf
UK Insect Pollinators Research Scientific Research Centre for Ecology and Hydrology https://wiki.ceh.ac.uk/display/ukipi/Home
Value Campaign Pamphlet Defra http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bees-and-other-pollinators-their-health-and-value
Wildlife Gardening How to make a Community Meadow Buglife https://www.buglife.org.uk/activities-for-you/wildlife-gardening/how-make-community-meadow
Wild Pollinators Scientific Research Natural Environment Research Council http://www.nerc.ac.uk/planetearth/stories/996/