Big Nature Timeline

2015
Oct 15

Big Nature in the Biosphere

This event was a great success with a range of groups attending the event in the foyer of the Brighton Centre.

Jun 15

Looking for the Adonis Blue butterfly

One of a series of videos produced to promote interest in the newly established UNESCO Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere.

Mar 15

Looking for Purple Hairstreak eggs

One of a series of videos produced to promote interest in the newly established UNESCO Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere.

2010
Dec 10

Christmas Tree Appeal

David Bellamy gave away 500 native trees for the citizens of Brighton and Hove to promote an active interest in backyard biodiversity.

Nov 10

Big Nature Conference

This conference was instrumental in showing the strength of concern for our local Biodiversity from which grew support for the development of Brighton and Lewes Downs Biosphere Reserve now designated by UNESCO.

Jul 10

Big Biodiversity Butterfly Count

This local event inspired the charity Butterfly Conservation to take this citizen science project to a national audience.

Jul 10

Dorothy Stringer Summer Environmental Fayre

Big Nature supported the running and organisation of this successful event.

Jun 10

Big Nature’s Springwatch Bioblitz in Stanmer Park

Thousands of people attended this event to identify as many different forms of life as possible in Brighton and Hove’s first ever Bioblitz.

May 10

Brighton Festival Children’s Parade

The schools from across Brighton and Hove participated in a biodiversity themed parade.

May 10

International Biodiversity Day – Bee Aware Campaign

Citizens of Brighton & Hove and Le Harve, France were encouraged to record Bee species which was collated and stored at the Sussex Biological Records Centre.

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