Recent research shows that using garden pesticides has a big effect on bird numbers. Professor David Goulson of the School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex joins Amanda to explain the findings plus the other things we can do to make our gardens a home for wildlife.

If you’d like to find out more about the citizen science that this study utilized, and how you can join in, check out the BTO’s Garden Birdwatch.

And for more about local schemes to help improve the suburban landscape for nature, take a look at the Wilderhood Watch and Wilder St Albans

Environment Matters on Mix 92.6
Environment Matters on Mix 92.6
Garden pesticides linked with bird decline
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