Big Nature Timeline

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 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.

Jan 10

Big Nature Treasure Hunt

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

May 09

Big Nature begins

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