Bumble Bee Park, Labworth

Planted by Lubbins Park Primary School

By Janet Penn

Photo:Bumble Bee Park

Bumble Bee Park

Janet Penn


In April this year the children from Lubbins Park Primary School planted the new Bumblebee Park at Labworth Park at Canvey's Seafront. The aim is to attract carder bees to the area.

There are only four habitats in the UK where this rare insect still lives and Canvey is one of them.

Canvey children also designed the mosaics which are a feature of the display.

I went to see the area for myself and below are some of my pictures.

Photo:Shrill carder bee (Bombus sylvarum)

Shrill carder bee (Bombus sylvarum)

© P.Harvey

It will be interesting to see how the area changes as the plants grow. Hopefully it will be kept neat and tidy and be a feature of the seafront for many years to come.

Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Mosaics designed by Canvey children featured at Bumblebee Park
Photo:Bumblebee Park, Labworth
Photo:Bumblebee Park, Labworth
This gallery was added by Janet Penn on 02/05/2009.

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