Helping Scotland's Pollinators
Find out more about Scotland's Pollinator Strategy, projects, resources and how to get involved.
Helping our pollinators
Scotland’s pollinators are a vital part of our biodiversity. Species such as bees and hoverflies are a familiar sight in our gardens, parks and countryside and they play a crucial role in our food and farming industries as pollinators. They also contribute to our enjoyment of the outdoors and well-being, and who doesn't love the sight of a bumblebee?
Why do we need a strategy?
- Making Scotland more pollinator-friendly,
- Halting and reversing the decline in native pollinator populations,
- Improving our understanding of pollinators and their pollination services
- Raising awareness and encourage action across sectors
- Monitoring and evaluating whether pollinators are thriving
The implementation plan outlines what key activities, projects and initiatives are needed in Scotland to help our pollinators.
Stay in the loop
- Our annual Pollinator Strategy Progress Report describes the many activities taking place across Scotland to help pollinators and to support the Pollinator Strategy.
- Have a look at Scotland's Pollinator blog for interesting and fascinating posts about all things pollinators.
- You can also check out our Scotland's Pollinator Twitter account for the latest updates and events.
Find out more about pollinator strategies in other countries:
- National pollinator strategy for bees and other pollinators in England
- UK National Pollinator Strategy 2014 to 2024: implementation plan
- Welsh action plan for pollinators
- All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020