Welcome to the home page for the Bayfordbury Bioblitz

Interested in nature? - looking for a great day out?
You are invited to Bayfordbury to take part in a bioblitz.
This is a free event with a range of interesting & fun activities.
Bring a packed lunch and make it a day out to remember!
This event takes place on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2011 at the University of Hertfordshire’s Bayfordbury Campus, near Hertford.
What is a Bioblitz? Well, its an audit of as many species as we can find on the site. With your help experts will survey the site identifying and collecting as many species as we can over the week end.

Who is taking part?  We have local and national experts & the Bioblitz team running activities. Members of the local community, university students, school and other community groups are encouraged to come and participate.

The Bioblitz is supported by the University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Natural History Society, OPAL East of England (Open Air Laboratories) and the Environment Agency (north east Thames).

Activities taking place: include floral identification, insect collection, fish and plankton surveys, pond dipping, butterfly and tree identification along with a tour of the Clinton Baker Pinetum. Over night we will be hedgehog lamping, malaise trapping, moth trapping with the Hertfordshire moth group and bat detecting.

Where to find us? Bayfordbury Field Centre, University of Hertfordshire. Lower Hatfield Rd, Hertford, Herts. SG13 8LD.(On the B158 from Hertford to Essendon).

For google map & directions click on map

Please note: children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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