Big Nature Timeline

Jun 10

Big Nature’s Springwatch Bioblitz in Stanmer Park

ThousandsĀ 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

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.

May 10

Brighton Festival Children’s Parade

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

Apr 10

Big Nature IYB Photographic Competition

Winners of the competition received a butterfly guide book signed by David Bellamy

Jan 10

International Year of Biodiversity Launch

Big Nature’s first public event during the IYB.

Jan 10

Big Nature Treasure Hunt

Members of the public participated in a treasure hunt in search of biodiversity clues around the city.

Jan 10

Big Nature recognised by the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Natural History Museum (agents for the CBD) agreed to a loose association of organisations interested in working together for the IYB2010.

May 09

Big Nature begins

Informal discussions beginĀ about the role of Big Nature in the IYB 2010