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Join the Bee Cause
17th of April 2012
Friends of the Earth have launched the Bee Cause, a massive new campaign to shine a light on the rapidly declining bee population and what can be done to tackle this.
Bees help pollinate over 75% of our plants, but they are under threat. Many factors, from habitat loss to climate change are making this worse, and we need to act now before it's too late.
What you can do
Sign the petition: We need the government to take action too. We're asking David Cameron to adopt a National Bee Action Plan to ensure the way we farm our food and plan our towns and cities is as beneficial to bees as possible.
Join the Bee Cause: There are loads of activities and links to help you get clued up, spread the word and take action.
Friends of the Lake District's Flora of the Fells project is looking for volunteers to take part in their two major volunteering events - ‘Fell Care Days' - this autumn. The Fell Care Days - at Ullswater on Thursday 27 September, and at Windermere on Thursday 25 October, will highlight the huge role that volunteering plays in looking after and managing the fells. To register your interest please contact Sue Manson or ring 01539 733187. Or click here for more information.
Hi everyone, just to let you all know it may be a bit quiet around here for a bit (but don't worry, we'll be back!). After 2 years with Friends of the Earth it's time for me to move on. Thank you so much to all of you who have supported us during that time. Things will be back to normal soon enough, so watch this space! - Amy
Cumbria County Council are conducting a poll on their homepage (scroll down to bottom of page): “Should we allow more wind turbines to be built in Cumbria?” Please can you vote favourably following the link? http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/