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Bumblebee Conservation Trust is a charity dedicated to securing the future of the UK’s bumblebees .

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Funding success offers hope for one of Britain’s rarest bumblebees

Bumblebee Conservation Trust has been awarded £720,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an ambitious initiative to transform the Peak... read more

Press Release • 15.11.2017 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Voting urged to help save Scotland’s Great yellow bumblebee

An ambitious project in the Outer Hebrides to save the Great yellow bumblebee – which some experts believe is the UK’s most endangered bumblebee –... read more

Press Release • 14.11.2017 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Pollinating the Peak project wins £25,000 in national competition

Pollinating the Peak – an initiative to transform the Peak District and Derbyshire into a flagship of action and knowledge for bumblebees and wild... read more

Press Release • 11.01.2017 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Pollinating the Peak in spotlight at Chesterfield Market Festival

Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s Pollinating the Peak team were on hand at Chesterfield’s Market Festival on 28 October to highlight the importance... read more

Press Release • 08.11.2016 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Voting urged to help Pollinating the Peak project win £25,000

An exciting initiative to protect bumblebees and wild pollinators – including the scarce Bilberry bumblebee – across the Peak District and... read more

Press Release • 24.10.2016 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Plans underway for major Peak District and Derbyshire pollination project

Pictured : Pollinating the Peak team at Chatsworth Country Fair (left right: Education Officer Ida Griffiths, Community Development Officer... read more

Press Release • 10.10.2016 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Peak District pollination hotspot bid wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

An initiative by Bumblebee Conservation Trust to transform the Peak District into a pollination hotspot is set to launch after receiving earmarked... read more

Press Release • 10.05.2016 • By Bumblebee Conservation Trust