Knowledge Base

Conserving the small things that run the world

Buglife is the only organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all invertebrates, and we are passionately committed to saving Britain’s rarest little animals, everything from bees to beetles, and spiders to snails.

Save the Sound of Summer!

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust was founded in response to growing concerns about the ‘plight of the bumblebee’.


Spectacular images by wildlife photographer Niall Benvie including extraordinary botanical portraits


Saving Butterflies, moths and our environment




Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) Government body that cares for natural heritage in Scotland.

                      SNH Guidance on restoring and creating species-rich grassland

Reforesting Scotland

Forest Harvest

LBAP North East Scotland Local Biodiversity Action Plan is a locally driven process working towards action to conserve important species and habitats (the ‘variety of life’) for our benefit and future generations.

Trees for Life An award-winning charity based in Findhorn, Scotland, whose remit is to restore the razed Caledonian Forest.

Plant & Animal sites from elsewhere

Find Wildflowers Superb site that provides a wildflower identification key as well as wealth of information and contacts about UK flora.

Babel A Multi-Lingual database for the Vernacular Names of European Wild Plants.

Wildflower images

Peter J Hosey Photography High quality digital photographs of wild and cultivated flowers, fungi and landscapes. Prints and high-res files available.


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