bbct_logoCountryside Classroom has announced that the the Bumblebee Conservation Trust has won top funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  They have been awarded £25,000 for Pollinating the Peak.  This project is based in Derbyshire and has education and community engagement at its core.  There are five strands:

  • buzzing gardens
  • buzzing communities
  • buzzing schools
  • buzzing tourism and
  • skills for bees

Work with schools will include a mobile Polli:lab to provide students with the opportunity to take part in hands on science experiments on the topic of bumblebees and pollination, and a new interactive website to host education resources.