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Big Nature launch in Brighton

Brighton and Hove's "Big Nature" was launched at the Jubilee Library in Brighton on Thursday 21 January. "Big Nature" a biodiversity partnership of seven local conservation organisations have come together to promote International Year of Biodiversity, during 2010.

Mia Falcon Children and Mayor at Big Nature Launch

A competition to design a logo for the Big Nature partnership was won by Carlton Hill Primary School pupil Mia Falcon (aged 5). The Mayor Ann Norman presented her with a prize. Cllr. Norman said: "We have a wealth of wildlife on our doorstep here in Brighton & Hove and Big Nature will encourage people to find out more about it and take part in nature conservation. "

The Big Nature Treasure Hunt was also launched at the same time to encourage people to visit a variety of urban natural areas to collect clues for a prize of a meal for two at the award winning Terre a Terre vegetarian restaurant.

Click here for the full terms and conditions of The Big Nature Treasure Hunt. (Opens a new window)

DOWNLOAD A TREASURE HUNT MAP (4.4 Mb pdf)

Her winning bumblebee design will be used to brand all Big Nature events. It was chosen to highlight the plight of bees. Big Nature is also planning to run a Bee Aware campaign to encourage people to grow bee-friendly plants.

For the other events planned for the year see the events section of this website

 

Contact us

If you have any enquiries please contact us: info@bigbiodiversitycount.org.uk

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Partners
Butterfly Conservation Natural England Dorothy Stringer Environmental Partnership Pizza Express Food Partners Brighton & Hove British Ecological Society Royal Society for the Protection of Birds iSpot Brighton  & Hove City Council BBc Breathin Places Sussex Wildlife Trust The Garden Centre Group Harvest Brighton & Hove Tree Appeal Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre Terre á Terre