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During our Promoting Pollination Webinar our partners shared their knowledge on how to best promote the pollination of crops by wild pollinators. Find out more about the webinar here or have a look at their presentations:

Jojanneke Bijkerk: Establishment and Management of BEESPOKE Seed Mixes

Ivan Meeus: Modelling Free Pollination Service of Wild Bees (BEESPOKE Webtool)

Promoting Pollination Webinar presentations in Dutch (Bevorderen van Bestuiving Webinar):

Modellering van natuurlijke bestuiving door wilde bijen, Ivan Meus

Succesvol zijn met inheemse bloemenstroken, Jojanneke Bijkerk 

Spring is here!

22 March 2023

This Monday was the , and nature has already begun to spring into life!
👸You may be lucky enough to spot big queen bumblebees out and about searching for suitable nest …

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Soft Fruit Wildflower Mix

03 March 2023

Our partners from developed a BEESPOKE wildflower mix for soft fruit crops 🫐🍓
If you consider to plant a wildflower area to support your soft fruits and pollinators have a look at …

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VLM - Cultivating Native Seeds

06 February 2023

VLM conducted tests with trial plots for cultivating native seeds. Five trial plots (for five plant species) were established at three locations. The experiences in planting, maintaining and harvest…

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Preliminary research results by NIAB entomologist Celine Silva

25 January 2023

The BEESPOKE project has been developing a range of seed mixes for planting on farms to help reverse the decline in pollinators. These have been targeted at the types of pollinators needed by each cr…

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New paper: the benefits of better designed wildflower mixes

13 January 2023

A new paper shows the compared to standard mixes.

These results were published as part of the PhD study of Rachel Nichols which was supervised b…

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Dutch info session: How can wild bees and farmers help out each other?

10 January 2023

For our Dutch speaking audience 🇧🇶🇧🇪
How can wild bees and farmers help out each other?
Our partners from  will organise an info session at the

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7th Partner Meeting in Leiden, NL

19 December 2022

The BEESPOKE partners came together in Leiden (NL) for an inspiring Project Review Meeting (14-15 December 2022).
Many thanks to and the ARISE Project for the ho…

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BEESPOKE is on Instagram now!

19 December 2022

We are on Instagram now! 🐝
We just launched our account @beespoke_nsr, follow us to stay updated with the project, get inspired and learn how to take action to support pollinators across the NS…

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Great advice on managing farmland

19 December 2022

Great advice on managing farmland for pollinators from ! 🌻
Learn more about important farmland habitat types and their management, how pollinato…

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