Big Nature Timeline
Brighton Festival Children’s Parade
The schools from across Brighton and Hove participated in a biodiversity themed parade.
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.
Big Nature IYB Photographic Competition
Winners of the competition received a butterfly guide book signed by David Bellamy
International Year of Biodiversity Launch
Big Nature’s first public event during the IYB.
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.
Big Nature Treasure Hunt
Members of the public participated in a treasure hunt in search of biodiversity clues around the city.
Big Nature begins
Informal discussions begin about the role of Big Nature in the IYB 2010