Do you think your town or city has what it takes to be awarded bee-friendly status? We’re looking to work with towns and cities across England to make them more suitable for supporting bees and other pollinators. And that means more than simply creating more wildflower areas and wildlife spaces (although that’s a good starting […]
With support from East Midlands Railway, Derwent Valley Line and the Community Rail Partnership, we installed two large planters plus one smaller one at Whatstandwell Station in Derbyshire.
Working with East Midlands Railway, Derwent Valley Line and the Community Rail Partnership, we installed three planters at Cromford Railway Station, Derbyshire.
Perhaps one of our biggest projects to date. In partnership with East Midlands Railway and the Community Rail Network, at Chesterfield Station in Derbyshire, we installed not just one but 18 planters. These will be filled with bee-friendly plants and flowers come spring, for the pollinators to feed off.
This month sees the launch of the Cheerios Save the Bees campaign. We’re proud to be supporting this campaign, which sees the wholegrain cereal brand sending out free packets of sunflower seeds to its consumers. Look for promotional packs on supermarket shelves from now on (you’ll see the Bee Friendly Trust logo on the box) […]
Last year, we launched a competition to design a unique and innovative bee-themed sculpture for London Bridge Station. We received a wealth of original and interactive designs, all using primarily recycled materials. Picking one winning entry was a tough job for our panel of judges, which featured representatives from London Bridge Station, Amalgam Modelmaking and […]
Following on from the success of our lockdown wildlife garden project, we are pleased to be supported by the Mayor of London and the Grow Back Greener Fund for a third phase of nature planting at Coram’s Fields. The space includes: An orchard of mature mulberry, apple and almond trees – abandoned for decades but […]
Here’s a sneak peak at the latest wildlife space to be created at Coram’s Fields, London. Following on from the success of our lockdown project, we are pleased to be supported by the Mayor of London and the Grow Back Greener Fund for this new initiative. The space will include an orchard – abandoned for […]
When we were in need of an illustrator to help us create bee ID guides for station nature trails, we looked no further than Sorcha Faulkner. Based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, her distinct style provides anatomically correct detail, whilst remaining fun, fresh and appealing-to-all. Find her work on our nature trail tiles at stations, […]
The Yards & The Bees was a series of bold art installations celebrating urban bees at The Yards Covent Garden, in London. After the exhibition came to a close, three of the four artworks were generously donated to the Bee Friendly Trust and now find themselves at three of our bee-friendly projects. ‘Urban Ecosystem’ (pictured) […]