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➤ Podcasting from the meadows

Published on July 11, 2014, by

On Monday 30th June Jim Harris from Cranfield University and Helen Hoyle from the University of Sheffield, recorded a podcast from the Luton Bramingham Road experimental meadow site. This is

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➤ Signs of biodiversity

Published on July 11, 2014, by

  F3UES experimental meadow plots in Bedford and Luton are now proudly bearing new interpretive signage, which explains the purpose of the meadow trials, and gives the names of many

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➤ Birds up close

Published on May 29, 2014, by

One of the core aims of the Urban BESS project is to understand the relationships between human well-being, biodiversity and the urban form. A key part of this relationship is

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➤ 900 pots and counting

Published on May 29, 2014, by

Recently there have been a few additions to the F3UES research team up in Sheffield. Last summer  we collected invertebrates from parks and gardens all across Bedford, Luton and Milton

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➤ Talking about meadows: Luton

Published on April 7, 2014, by

Helen Hoyle from the Sheffield team received a warm welcome from the Luton Friends of Parks and Greenspaces group last week. She attended their meeting to give a progress report

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➤ Outdoors for All Working Group

Published on March 17, 2014, by

On the 5th March Dr Anna Jorgensen attended Natural England’s Joint National Outdoors for All Working Group & Strategic Research Group Meeting, held at the Institute for Health and Human

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➤ Bedfordshire Working Wildlife Group Meeting

Published on March 15, 2014, by

Early last week the Bedfordshire Working Wildlife Trust met at the new Working Woodlands Centre in Maulden. Helen Hoyle from the Sheffield Urban BESS team spoke to the group about

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➤ A new level of detail

Published on March 6, 2014, by

The ‘B’ of BESS, is Biodiversity – the variety of animals and plants; the diversity of biological types.  We spent a lot of time last year identifying the plants in

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➤ New appointment at Cranfield

Published on March 6, 2014, by

Welcome to Darren Grafius, who has recently joined the F3UES group at Cranfield. The focus of his work will be on the fifth of the main sections of the project

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➤ Thanks

Published on November 8, 2013, by

Did you receive a knock on your door this summer from a group of ecologists? Or a phone call from Cranfield University? During July and August a group of five

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