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eXtreme BioBlitz Botany!

Botanical records from the University of Reading Bioblitz last weekend currently being collated by Dr M, how many vascular native/naturalised species do you think are on the campus?  Results coming soon…

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BioBlitz Highlights

What a weekend! As well as amazing weather, we were lucky to have so many enthusiastic people joining us at the first ever Whiteknights BioBlitz. Friday night saw a large group gather for the start of the bat walk, run … Continue reading

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BioBlitz brings in the crowds

Since 9pm last night the Reading Uni BioBlitz has attracted a huge amount of interest from local naturalists and from our own students.  Dr Becky Thomas has been busy organising everything from bat and moth walks to lichen and grass … Continue reading

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The Bioblitz has started

The first displays have now been set up in the Harborne Building foyer. Berkshire Reptile and Amphibian Group (BRAG), Berkshire Ornithological Club and Berks and South Bucks Bat Group are already in place. This is the beginning of a very … Continue reading

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Whiteknights welcomes the BSBI

On Saturday 12th May Reading University will host the Annual General Meeting of the Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI).  The morning session will start at 10am in the Chemistry building where there will be talks on botanical/ecological consultancy, … Continue reading

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Can you help develop the Whiteknights Biodiversity Blog? UROP provides £1200 to give one student a chance to make a difference.

Delivering Diversity: Whiteknights’ biodiversity on the web An exciting opportunity to help make publicly available, knowledge of the biodiversity on Whiteknights Campus through development of a web site and enhancement of Whiteknights Biodiversity blog. Supervised by: Alastair Culham The Placement Project … Continue reading

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Berks and S.Bucks Bat Group Meeting!

Tuesday 31 January 2011 7.30 Bats in Wytham Wood Tom August will tell us about his research into the ecology and diseases in bats in Wytham Wood near Oxford, covering social networks, roost preferences, ectoparasites and pathogens University Library Room … Continue reading

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