Encouraging Pollinators - Open Day at the Allerton Project, 24th May 2023

Venue: The Allerton Project Visitor Centre Loddington Leicestershire LE7 9XE United Kingdom

This pollinator day brings together specialists from the GWCT Farmland Ecology Group who have been investigating the importance of wild pollinators for flowering crops and native flower & shrub species. Different flower mixes, establishment and management and the economic return from various agri-environment scheme options will be discussed.


10-10.30 arrive & coffee

10.30-11.15 – Encouraging wild pollinators and the benefits they bring. - John Holland

11.15-11.30 - CSS options and management - Saya Harvey

11.30-12.00 - Economics of different mixes - Ian Fraser

12.00-12.30 - Results from pollinator work in beans, flower mixes for solitary bees and other research

12.30-13.15 - lunch – Launde Farm Foods

13.15-15.15 - Farm walk

Register here by booking a ticket via Eventbrite (for free):