This local event inspired the charity Butterfly Conservation to take this citizen science project to a national audience.
Thousands of people attended this event to identify as many different forms of life as possible in Brighton and Hove's first ever Bioblitz.
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.
The schools from across Brighton and Hove participated in a biodiversity themed parade.
Winners of the competition received a butterfly guide book signed by David Bellamy
Members of the public participated in a treasure hunt in search of biodiversity clues around the city.
Big Nature's first public event during the IYB.
The Natural History Museum (agents for the CBD) agreed to a loose association of organisations interested in working together for the IYB2010.
Informal discussions begin about the role of Big Nature in the IYB 2010