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British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £22 per year
Practical Conservation Equipment  Other Nest Boxes, Habitats & Feeders  Insect Boxes  Wooden Insect Boxes

Bug Box Kit

  • Easy to assemble insect hotel
  • Includes all required fixings
  • Assembled using only a hammer and screwdriver
  • Excellent gift for children
Bug Box Kit
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About this product

This Bug Box Kit is a fantastic gift for children, being quick and easy to assemble and providing an excellent habitat for insects such as solitary bees. The flat pack kit comes supplied with fixings and instructions included. All you need to assemble the box is a Phillips screwdriver and a pin hammer. The pre-cut wooden panels are constructed of FSC exterior grade plywood, and the whole box can be painted to produce a unique, personalised insect hotel.

Once the box is assembled it can be filled with refugia to suite a range of insects. Our solitary bee wooden nesting tubes will fit perfectly in the base of the box, providing a valuable refuge for these vital pollinating insects. The vertical slots are particularly useful for flying insects, and in particular lacewings and ladybirds looking for a sheltered space to overwinter. The lid is held in place by a single screw that allows you to open the box easily when inspecting or replacing old refugia.

The box has two fixing holes in the upper corners of the back panel that can be used for mounting. It should be sited in a warm place, ideally oriented to face between southeast and south and to catch some sun. It is helpful to have a patch of bare soil nearby, and food sources such as flowers, orchards and fruit.

Assembly requires a Phillips screwdriver and a pin hammer.

This kit includes:
 - Pre-cut wooden panels
 - Fixings to assemble the box
 - Assembly instructions


* Material: FSC Certified Exterior Grade European Birch Plywood
* Height: 23cm
* Width: 13cm
* Depth: 15cm
* Weight: 900g

Customer Reviews

  • Easy to assemble insect hotel
  • Includes all required fixings
  • Assembled using only a hammer and screwdriver
  • Excellent gift for children
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