When out on your walks over the next few weeks, please can you keep an eye out for mature ivy plants?
Mature Ivy is easily identifiable by their flowers, and later in the year by the clusters of dark ivy fruit berries on the plants.
In later summer and autumn ivy becomes a very important plant for the Islands pollinator species, including the Ivy bee. We will be working with partners in 2020 to look at the number and diversity of pollinators using the Islands ivy plants, but this year we would like to know where they all are. In addition the ivy fruits are an important food for a number of species of bird in winter.
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