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Ambassador  Resources

We know you have exciting plans to raise awareness and lead pollinator-friendly actions in your company and beyond. Here are some useful resources to help you succeed.

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Pollinator Plan Documents

The Pollinator Plan

A blue-print of pollinator-friendly impactful actions

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Technical Appendix

Contains detailed information to carry out specific actions

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Sign Up Form

Complete this form to become a supporter of the Pollinator Plan

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Useful Presentations

DCs for Bees – Overview

Introduces the DCs for Bees initiative and its key programs

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Bee the Change (PPT)

Ambassador training session on the importance of Ireland’s native pollinators and ways we can help

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Interesting Facts About Bees

Presentation on bees from the National Biodiversity Data Center

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Logos & Badges

DCs for Bees Logo

To use on your websites, marketing collateral, to print branded T-shirts,  hi-viz vests, hats and more

Ambassador Badge

To use on your social media profiles, your email signature and more to highlight your involvement.

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Social Cards

Cutting Grass - Social Post

You won’t be doing any grass cutting with that weather out there - and that’s actually a good thing 🐝  According to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan, the more grass and natural flowers such as Dandelion, Clover, Birds-Foot Trefoil and dead Nettles, the better 🌼 Keep that in mind next time you consider cutting the grass!

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Food Needs - Social Post

Isn't it beautiful to see all the Daffodils out! 🌻 We're not the only ones who love them. Our pollinators needs food right through from March to October. Having early flowering plants is a great way to help them.🐝

 

Check out the Pollinator Friendly Planting Code for more ideas.

Window Boxes - Social Post

Even if you’ve no outdoor space at your office, see how you can still help our pollinators.🏢🌸 Window boxes are a great way to help provide our pollinators with food.🐝🌻

Check out the Pollinator Friendly Planting Code for more ideas.

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Reduce Mowing - Social Post

You won’t be doing any grass cutting with that weather - and that’s actually a good thing 🐝  According to the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan, the more grass and natural flowers such as Dandelion, Clover, Birds-Foot Trefoil and dead Nettles, the better 🌼 Keep that in mind next time you consider cutting the grass!

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Spread the Word - Social Post

We need our pollinators - our survival depends on theirs.🐝🌍💚

 

Use your voice! A great way to help our pollinators is to spread the word.📣 Tell your friends, hold a talk at work, or speak with community groups. Visit www.pollinators.ie for great resources to share.

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Grass is Home - Social Post

It looks like the sun might be sticking around for the weekend 🤞 This is the perfect time to help out Ireland's pollinators before the Winter weather starts to kick in 🥶 Here are some tips to get you started 🐝

And there's lots more great ideas in the Gardens pollinator friendly guide.

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Useful Videos

 Use in your presentations, in your town halls, on your social channels, on your websites and intranet, in slack, in reels for office screens and video walls, and more.

Why DCs For Bees? (0:30)

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Why a DCs for Bees Pollinator Plan? (1:21)

Weeds are Food (0:30)

Planting Tips (0:32)

5 Pollinator Friendly Plants (0:38)

DCs for Bees – Making a Difference

What’s the Buzz About Bees (4:00)

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Print Materials

Planting signs, booklets, posters, flyers, and more that can be printed and used in your campaigns to spread the word, raise awareness, and inspire action.

Colouring Sheet

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Sign For Planted Area

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Sign For Planted Area

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Booklet – Gardening for Biodiversity

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Bookmark – 10 Ways to Help Pollinators

Flyer – Garden Plants

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Flyer – Grass Cutting

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Flyer – Herbs

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Flyer – Pledge Your Garden

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Poster – Bumblebees

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Poster – Pollinator Shrubs

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Poster – World Bee Day

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Useful Links

Some other links you might find helpful.

  • Action tracker – record the actions you've taken – add your pollinator-friendly actions to the map

  • Newsletter receive monthly  updates about the All Ireland Pollinator Plan

  • Miro boardour brainstorm of campaign ideas (and more)