BUMBLEBEE enthusiasts are being encouraged to take part in an initiative aimed at supporting pollinators across the county.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is encouraging anyone who lives in or near Workington to engage in an online webinar on Friday to learn the basics of bumblebee identification.

The session will take place between 1pm and 3pm and is part of the trust's Get Cumbria Buzzing campaign.

They are looking for volunteers to help monitor the abundance and diversity of bumblebees in Cumbria. All they need to to help get started will be provided.

They will teach volunteers how to upload their findings onto the Cumbria Biodiversity Data Centre database.

The information will contribute data to local and national biodiversity records, which will help inform the National Trust on the best ways to support pollinators across Cumbria.

Go to https://tinyurl.com/yb9evbjy.