Category Archives: Meetings/Events

UK Fungus Day @UniofReading notes 3

I’m still working through numerous photos and trying to edit them – several of today’s blog batch are those our MSc Plant Diversity (#MScPlDiv) students tried to identify the next day.  Note that not all the names scribbled on the … Continue reading

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UK Fungus Day @UniofReading notes 2

Here is the second gallery of fungal finds from our UK fungus day activities.  A range of both small and crust-like fungi through to large boletes.  There are part of the morning collections and a few of the afternoon foray … Continue reading

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Harris garden honey

A beautful sunny September morning set the scene for the culmination of the first season of honey production in the School of Biological Sciences Walled garden at the west end of the Harris Garden.

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Sowing the seeds of diversity

At 10am on Thursday morning the Vice chancellor welcomed visitors to the Harris Garden to create a wild flower space on campus with native seeds from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew as part of the Big Lottery funded Grow Wild … Continue reading

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KiteSite Launched

At lunchtime today the final event of the TLDF supported KiteSite project brought together keen biodiversity recorders from across campus.  The one-year funded project has succeeded in developing a dedicated instance of the EpiCollect app to promote consistent biodiversity recording … Continue reading

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TLDF – Whiteknights Biodiversity App

At the start of term a group of five academics representing five different academic schools in three faculties offered six Teaching and Learning Development Fund student placements for the development and testing of the Whiteknights Biodiversity App. Yesterday the team … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden

In 2003 I became the Assistant Warden at Bridges Hall.  One of my responsibilities was to help maintain the walled garden that had been manged by the Hall since 1966.  The garden is surrounded by a high Victorian brick wall … Continue reading

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