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Ecology & Biodiversity
Reptile Training at London Borough of Bromley

London Borough of Bromley is home to four of the UK’s native reptile species; adder, grass snake, slow worm and viviparous lizard. All of these species are legally protected under the Wildlife & Countryside Act (1981). idverde has managed London Borough of Bromley’s parks, including the nature reserves, since 2015.

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Ecology & Biodiversity
idverde Biodiversity Advisor, Karl Horne on solitary bee boxes at CFA

We put our first solitary bee box up at CFA in 2018. Unfortunately, although it was very carefully sited, its location above pitch 14 meant that it became almost forgotten about by MCFC and idverde staff alike. It became weather beaten, had lost its side panels and was infested with woodlice which seemed determined to eat it from the inside-out.

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Parks Management
idverde are supporting Love Parks Week 2021

From the 23rd of July all the way through to the 1st of August, we are celebrating Keep Britain Tidy’s, Love Parks Week. This last year, our parks and green spaces were more important to us than ever, while being part of a mainly virtual lifestyle, our green open spaces have been an escape into nature.

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Biodiversity Action Plans
Biodiversity Buzz | Helping Wildlife During a Heatwave

With another heatwave approaching, we have looked into some handy tips to help wildlife around us during the warmer weather.

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Ecology & Biodiversity
idverde’s Guide to Pollinators

There are a large variety of pollinators in the UK; the most common and well-known ones are bees. A pollinator is an insect that carries pollen by travelling from one plant to another. Bees carry pollen on their bodies, transferring it to another plant through travel or while flying, dropping it onto the plants below.

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World Green Roof Day

World Green Roof Day on the 6th of June is a day to celebrate the installation of green roofs across the world and bring awareness to the benefits they can bring to nature and surrounding areas.

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Biodiversity Buzz | Things to look for in June

Check out our Biodiversity Buzz for June for your checklist of species to look for when you're out in your local park or green space this month

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The lost art of staying safe | Angus Lindsay | Pro Landscaper

idverde’s Head of Assets and Fleet, Angus Lindsay, ponders what has happened to common sense when operating equipment

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Welcome People Back to Your High Street with Plantscape’s Floral Displays

With the UK’s pubs and restaurants slowly opening, businesses and town centres are coming up with innovative ways of ensuring social distancing measures can be adhered to whilst retaining a relaxed and attractive atmosphere for visitors.

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National Walking Month | Biodiveristy Buzz

It's National Walking Month. Check out our latest Biodiversity Buzz for some of the things you may be able to spot while you're out walking this month.

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