There has been a dramatic decline in the population of Bumble Bees in the UK, with two species becoming completely extinct.
Changes to the UK countryside is thought to be the main reason for the decline, as fewer wildflowers are growing making it difficult for the species to survive.
What can you do to help?
– Sign the National Pollinator Strategy which hopes to raise awareness and change the way we farm in the UK
– Make your garden Bee friendly using the advice here
– Complete this survey on Bumble Bees in your garden
– Purchase products from the Neal’s Yard ‘Bee Lovely’ Range. Neal’s Yard donate £10,000 a year to bee lovely projects to Help Save the Bees
– Donate to Help Save Bees