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Tailored advice on managing land for pollinators – Agriculture


Short brochure summarising how landowners can support wild pollinators on their land, for farmers, growers, landowners, estate managers, contractors and farm advisers. Covers why pollinators are important, what habitat they need, and briefly describes how to create and manage suitable habitat such as wildflower margins, temporary wildflower crops and species-rich permanent grassland, as well as nesting and hibernation sites.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Ecosystem creation
  • Implementation
  • Ecosystem management
  • Ecosystem restoration


  • Farmland
  • Grassland

Challenges addressed

  • Biodiversity
  • Food production

Source | Defra

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