Bees Needs': East of England case studies


Stotfold Mill Meadows Local Nature Reserve – Bees’ Needs Champions Award Winner 2018

Stotfold Mill Meadows is a Local Nature Reserve in Bedfordshire consisting of 3 meadows that were used for cattle grazing until 1999. Since then, the site has been managed for conservation purposes. 

Keep the buzz in Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard is an example of a community that has successfully mobilised itself for pollinators.

In 2012 South Bedfordshire Friends of the Earth set up the campaign 'Keep the Buzz in Leighton Buzzard'. Read more by downloading their case study. 


Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes

The town house here has a garden, and lends itself to initiatives such as 'Bee Tea', where the Women's Institute can engage with the public and raise awareness of both the problems facing pollinators and how they are helping to address these. 


Harlow Town Park, Essex

Harlow Town Park is leading the way locally with helping pollinators in a number of projects across the 160 acres of Parkland. They’ve been winners of a Bees’ Needs Champions Award in 2017 and 2019.

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