Why not grab a cuppa and catch up with some of the latest news from other organisations:

Winter Action is the latest update from the Hedgehog Petition.

New Petition to Stop the UK from allowing EU banned bee-killing pesticide to be reintroduced has been launched.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust have released a video on winter-flowering plants which can be vital nectar-pitstops for winter-active bumblebees who need lots of energy while they are not in hibernation. Click here for more information on gardening advice for bumblebees.

December’s Newsletter from the North Kent Bird Wise Team.

sunrise at the Strand, Gillingham (photo from Bird Wise)

How bee friendly is your garden?  Why not try this quiz from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Choose from 750 different flowers to find out your Bumblebee score.

Faversham, Kent, awarded “Best Buzzing Neighbourhood” by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

Celebrate National Tree Week 2020 online with the Tree Council.

Can you help the Living River Foundation with your lockdown shopping?

You can shop online normally in many retailers, but, by going through the Give as you Live link, every time you shop, the Living River Foundation gets a small donation.  Find out more here.

From the Bumblebee Conservation Trust:

How to #Beekind to . . . Common carder bees

Our commonest ginger #bumblebee feeds on a wide variety of plants throughout the year, including prunuses, dandelions, dead-nettles, comfrey, brambles, foxgloves, clovers, mints, sedums, fuchsias and scabiouses.

Go on, give your garden a bumble-boost with Bee kind.

Also from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust:

Fields in Trust: Protecting green spaces for good – September bulletin

It’s time to #EndSewagePollution film from Surfers Against Sewage

and their Petition to #EndSewagePollution

Informal updates from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust featuring top tips from staff and volunteers on how to support bumblebees and interesting guest articles – Bumblebee Blog