We currently send out newsletters four times in the year.  They contain news about the Forum, and especially about
new research findings, surveys and upcoming events. 

The newsletter is sent directly to our members as soon as it is finished, and we post the previous newsletter on
this page at that point.  Forum members therefore have priority access, and this is a good reason to join!

We are very keen for everyone to submit material for the newsletter, especially about events you may be running
locally or regionally that might attract our members.  Submit material using the Send us your news form on the
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Newsletters from the Forum
Newsletters from the Forum

• Call for Volunteers to help run the Wildlife Gardening Forum
• Best Garden Plants for Wildlife pilot survey results and call for contributions
• Wildlife gardening in Orkney. Primary School Vegetable Garden project.
• Nests near bird feeders may be more vulnerable to predators.
• Declines in urban butterflies.
• Better mental health where there is vegetation cover and birds.
• Campaign to sterilise grey squirrels. Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden.
• Book Reviews
Last newsletter released to the web
Recent newsletters
Recent newsletters
Last newsletter released to the web
We currently send out newsletters four times in the year.  They contain news
about the Forum, and especially about new research findings, surveys and
upcoming events. 

The newsletter is sent directly to our members as soon as it is finished, and we
post the previous newsletter on this page at that point.  Forum members
therefore have priority access, and this is a good reason to join!

We are very keen for everyone to submit material for the newsletter, especially
about events you may be running locally or regionally that might attract our
members.  Submit material using the Send us your news form on the Contact Us
page.

If you have interesting photos, videos or ideas to share, you can also use our
Facebook and Twitter pages.
Newsletter archive

Contents are indexed and available through the Search facility
Newsletter archive
Contents are indexed and available through the Search facility
Garden birds prefer leafy areas.
Buglife's Urban Buzz Project.
Big Butterfly Count Results for 2016
Database to help choose urban trees for planting.
Call for "Bee Highways".
Garderners helping spread of ranavirus in frogs, toads continue to decline.
Pollinator Exchange established by Bournemouth University
Perennial meadows offer more nectar and pollen than annual mixes.
Air pollution affects bees’ ability to forage, and bumblebees have individual foraging habits.
Neonicotinoid insecticides cut bee sperm production, and are implicated in wild bee declines. 
Community gardens in inner city areas can benefit social and ecological sustainability.
Catch 22- the more feeders and better the garden for birds, the more bird strikes on windows!
Eco-friendly school design improves academic performance and behaviour.
Natural History Museum Garden, Open wildlife-friendly gardens,
Bats, Hedgehogs, Citizen Science and pollination, Early mortality in urban great tits, RSPB garden web tool,
Plantlife's caution over wildflower seed, Val Bourne on lacewings,
Award winning wildlife show gardens, Sheffield's Grey to green project,
Government support for hedgehog project, Website for Scotland's Garden for Life group, Gardens make us happy!

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• Plants for Bugs second paper published on plant-dwelling insects
• Neonicotinoids reduce survival in honeybees and wild bees
• Urban road verges can contribute more to biodiversity
• Do bees need a more varied diet?
• Low public awareness of risks to our trees
• Pollinator Strategy for Scotland
• Green roof market expanding
• Book review: “Sowing Beauty” by James Hitchmough
• British grass snake re-classified

2017 July

Meadows conference a success
Air pollution is attacking our plant diversity
Bumblebee families survive if there are more flowers
Hedges in built-up areas can soak up exhaust fumes
B&Q report leads the way for garden wildlife and bans neonics
Barratt's wildlife-friendly housing development begins to bloom
BeeWatch launches interactive 'Planting for Pollinators' tool


2017 April

Call for Volunteers to help run the Wildlife Gardening Forum
Best Garden Plants for Wildlife pilot survey results and call for contributions
Wildlife gardening in Orkney.
Primary School Vegetable Garden project.
Nests near bird feeders may be more vulnerable to predators.
Declines in urban butterflies.
Better mental health where there is vegetation cover and birds.
Campaign to sterilise grey squirrels.
Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden.
Book Reviews

2017 January

Garden birds prefer leafy areas.
Buglife's Urban Buzz Project.
Big Butterfly Count Results for 2016
Database to help choose urban trees for planting.
Call for "Bee Highways".
Garderners helping spread of ranavirus in frogs, toads continue to decline.
Pollinator Exchange established by Bournemouth University




• Plants for Bugs second paper published on plant-dwelling
insects
• Neonicotinoids reduce survival in honeybees and wild bees
• Urban road verges can contribute more to biodiversity
• Do bees need a more varied diet?
• Low public awareness of risks to our trees
• Pollinator Strategy for Scotland
• Green roof market expanding
• Book review: “Sowing Beauty” by James Hitchmough
• British grass snake re-classified

2017 July

Meadows conference a success
Air pollution is attacking our plant diversity
Bumblebee families survive if there are more flowers
Hedges in built-up areas can soak up exhaust fumes
B&Q report leads the way for garden wildlife and bans neonics
Barratt's wildlife-friendly housing development begins to bloom
BeeWatch launches interactive 'Planting for Pollinators' tool


2017 April

Call for Volunteers to help run the Wildlife Gardening Forum
Best Garden Plants for Wildlife pilot survey results and call for contributions
Wildlife gardening in Orkney.
Primary School Vegetable Garden project.
Nests near bird feeders may be more vulnerable to predators.
Declines in urban butterflies.
Better mental health where there is vegetation cover and birds.
Campaign to sterilise grey squirrels.
Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden.
Book Reviews

2017 January

Garden birds prefer leafy areas.
Buglife's Urban Buzz Project.
Big Butterfly Count Results for 2016
Database to help choose urban trees for planting.
Call for "Bee Highways".
Garderners helping spread of ranavirus in frogs, toads continue to decline.
Pollinator Exchange established by Bournemouth University