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Pollinator Presentations from Wild Oxfordshire’s AGM, November 2017

‘Conservation of Pollinators: from field to national scales’ Dr Claire Carvell
‘Helping Pollinators in Oxford City, with Lye Valley and Milham Ford’ Dr Judy Webb

From Dr Claire Carvell “It was great to meet some of your lovely members on Thursday – thanks for the opportunity to come and speak at the AGM! Here are a few more bits of info about the various projects/ areas that prompted questions from the audience”
Hillesden Project outputs: Attached the paper by Pywell et al showing no effects on overall yield from taking areas out of production for wildlife habitats. Also a link to a blog and slides summarising the experiment.
Hedgerow management experiments led by CEHHedgrew leaflets on managment and rejuvenation.
IPI Bumblebee genetics: here is a link to the CEH news story that summarises our bumblebee research at Hillesden:
UK Pollinator Monitoring Scheme (PoMS) guidance for the FIT Count citizen science activity here, plus contact us for more details about volunteering to help with 1km square surveys.

Practical tips for Conservation Groups and gardeners can be found in our Community Pages  as well as a link to Judy’s website.