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New Guidelines for Odonata

North Merseyside Local Wildlife Site selection guidelines outline the rules by which Local Wildlife Sites in North Merseyside are selected. These rules include thresholds, some of which are tailored specifically to a taxonomic group. Species that meet those thresholds are considered local conservation priorities ensuring that we maintain an evidence led approach to delivering local… Read More »

Agapanthia villosoviridescens

Following the discovery of the Golden-bloomed Grey Longhorn Beetle  Agapanthia villosoviridescens in St Helens, a plan has been produced to provdide guidance for sensitive management of this previously unknown beetle. The life-cycle of this species is particularly sensitive to management techniques. Especially low cutting of it’s host plants during larval development.   Records 2013 – 1… Read More »