Find out more information and advice in this section
These are useful links to other web resources, information on our pollinator species, how to help with their management, and how to identify and record them.
- Scotland’s Pollinators
- Red mason bee
- Biodiversity begins with a B
- Honeybees (wild) in Battleby tree
- Inverclyde pollinator corridor
- The value of "weeds"
- People and pollinators
There a many different species of pollinators from bumblebees to moths and wasps. You can find out more in the Buglife Pollinators Identification guide.
- Buglife’s Species Management Information Sheets provide information relating to several different types of bees
- Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society (BWARS) have produced information sheets on a variety of bee species and on gardening for bees
- The Wildlife Trusts Guide to Solitary Bees in Britain is a very good introduction to this group of pollinators
- All about Hoverflies offers a useful introduction to the biology and ecology of these pollinators
- Butterfly Conservation Scotland has identification guides and information on species and habitats
- Butterfly Conservation's 'Moths Matter' campaign shows how moths are a part of pollination
- UKmoths provides a picture guide to the moths of GB and Ireland.
Gardening and Habitat management
- Wild bees of Scotland identification guide
- Battleby Wildflower Meadow and Pollinator Trail leaflet
- SNH Gardening for Pollinators leaflet
- Buglife's Gardening for bumblebees and Gardening with bugs in mind contain much information on good practices, pollinator species and recommended plant species
- BBCT's Bee kind tool helps gardeners to evaluate whether the flowers in their garden are bee friendly
- RSPB’s Gardening for Wildlife information is great pollinators as well as other wildlife
- The Wildlife Trusts also offer a range of wildlife gardening information and guidance
- The All Ireland pollinator plan has supplied useful resources in the form of 'how to' guides
- The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has produced a practical guide: Habitat Creation and Management for Pollinators
- Bumblee Conservation Trust’s Pollinator Advisory Sheets give advice on agriculture, gardens, industrial sites and green space, transport corridors, urban environment and woodlands
- Buglife’s B-Lines Hub
- The Pollinator Exchange is a portal with information on pollinators in towns and cities.
- IPI's Policy and Practice Notes provide technical information on impacts on pollinators and how to manage land for pollinators.
- Butterfly Conservation Gardening with butterflies and moths in mind.
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Wild bees of Scotland identification guide
Battleby Wildflower Meadow and Pollinator Trail leaflet
SNH Gardening for Pollinators leaflet
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