Every schoolchild in Plymouth will be given a packet of wildflower seeds to plant as part of an effort by a community organisation to support the waning number of pollinators.
Pollenize CIC will hand out around 36,000 packets of seeds next year as part of a rewilding campaign to support pollinators such as bees, whose numbers have been falling across the South West in recent years.
Supermarket giants Tesco have recently backed the group's Citizen Science project by donating £1,000 so that seed packets can be given away to residents in Devonport, with the aim of growing masses of wildflowers at homes in the area.
The campaign promises an explosion of floral colour in the spring and uses the slogan 'Think Global, Act Local to encourage people in Plymouth to re-engage with their natural surroundings.
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