SU9457 : Bee bank, Sheets Heath

taken 7 years ago, near to Brookwood, Surrey, Great Britain

Bee bank, Sheets Heath
Bee bank, Sheets Heath
A recently created bee bank. These bee banks are being created on a number of heathland sites in Surrey. The turves are stripped of from an area of heath and then used to make a south facing earth bank to give some of the rare ground nesting hymenoptera an ideal nesting place. The heather will recolonise the stripped area, which will give the Silver Studded Blue butterfly the right habitat to breed. Truly a win-win situation!
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SU9457, 96 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 July, 2010
Category
Conservation > Conservation work   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 946 576 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.5798N 0:38.6509W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 946 576
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