Previous Projects

The Buzz Club has undertaken a variety of projects since we started in 2015, all with the help of our volunteers.  Some projects ran for a year, or are currently on hiatus for data analysis, and these are listed here.  We may start some of these up again - so if you are interested in any of them, or have any questions, let us know!

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The first project run by the Buzz Club, using 'pan traps' to measure the presence and abundance of garden pollinators nationwide.

 

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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Pollination by insects is vital for growing many of our crops - including household favorities and garden varieties.  This project investigated urban pollinators, garden crop yields, and common pest problems.

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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Preventing slugs (and snails) from nibbling on plants is a age-old gardening problem.  This project looks at some of the most popular alternative methods of keeping molluscs at bay, to find out which ones really work.

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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Bee hotels are very popular, but which ones really provide that five-star experience?  Help us to find out which kind of bee hotel provide the best habitat for solitary bees.

Not currently recruiting

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A Brighton & Hove based project aiming to empower those with balconies and window boxes to help and study pollinators.

Not currently recruiting