Biodiversity

Every Friday, biodiversity volunteers have been watching the campus bloom and thrive as spring arrived. St George’s Fields – nestled behind the Henry Price Halls of Residence – is a valuable biodiversity site and is now bustling with life. Here our Student Sustainability Architect Reuben talks about what can be...

Hi, I’m Sam, the Student Sustainability Architect working on the University’s biodiversity monitoring programme at Bodington Fields alongside a wider team of Student Sustainability Architects. This is the start of what we’re hoping will be a series of monthly blogs about our projects on and off campus – and which...

It seems like every day is official ‘something’ day, but Thursday 21st October is officially Apple Day! Apples are actually part of the rose family of plants, and whilst they are cultivated worldwide, they are intrinsic to British food culture. They’re delicious eaten fresh, transformed into apple sauce with your...

The days are getting longer, lighter and warmer; spring is truly on the way! To celebrate the spring equinox on the 20 March, Caitlin, our Biodiversity Research Ambassador, is here to draw your attention to the new life you might be able to notice around you as spring arrives. A...

From cycle rides to climbing routes, we’ve got you covered for outdoor activities during the colder months. You can be as adventurous as you like and, if you’re looking for something more chilled, then read on to find out how you can be involved with monitoring the winter wildlife on...

Meet Beth, a Biodiversity  Ambassador, who is supporting a Leeds Living Lab project. Hi, my name is Beth and I’m one of the Biodiversity Ambassadors. This blog explains how I got into the role and what it actually involves. Going into my second year I knew I wanted to engage...