12th July 2017Bioblitz 2017
Bioblitz has returned to Southampton! On Friday 9th June we held our first event of the year: a bat walk through campus and around Southampton Common. Phil Budd, our very own field ecologist and Bioblitz veteran, led the walk. Before we had even set off from the car park of Avenue Campus, we had spotted […]Posted By : Mairin Williams
4th October 2016Win Zebraversity artwork!
We are pleased to announce new prizes available for online donations and cash donations, artwork from Zebraversity artist, Smock & Ballpoint. Our fundraising is going really well, we’re now over a quarter of the way to our £3000 total and getting close to halfway towards our £2000 interim total. Thank you to those of you […]Posted By : Judith Lock
30th September 2016Help us to buy our zebra!
We had a really fun summer, meeting lots of people at our sculpture events, conservation cadets and evening talks. Marwell’s zany zebras sculpture trail has now sadly now ended. The Southampton BioBlitz team would love to give Zebraversity a home on campus at the University of Southampton in the Valley Gardens, so that we can she can […]Posted By : Judith Lock
25th July 2016Animal Sports Day
We’ve had a great time this week with Animal Sports Day at our Zebra. We had challenges to see who could run as fast as a White Tailed Eagle (20m in 1 second), jump further than a European Hare (5m+) and hold their breath as long as a bottle nose dolphin (500 seconds +). Though […]Posted By : Meg Holgate
23rd July 2016Winchester Science Festival
We had an amazing time at Winchester Science Festival yesterday making our craft garden and web drawings! The competition was tough but in the end it was decided that the winners were; 5 and under; Minibeasts- Thomas Howell (5) Flowers – Beau (2) 10 and under; Minibeasts- Addie (9) Flowers- Oliver (7) A huge well […]Posted By : Meg Holgate
Update on the Zebras
It’s been an exciting week for us at the BioBlitz team! Thursday we took part in a ‘Talk to Us!’ event which aims at connecting schools with the science departments at the University of Southampton. It was interesting to see what has been going on and to engage with the people who have taken part […]Posted By : Meg Holgate
14th July 2016Zebraversity is almost here!
On Tuesday 12th July we took a trip down to Southampton City Centre to check out Marwell’s Zany Zebra Parade, the official launch event letting the 150 zebra sculpture loose on the public! Led by the once missing Gilbert, the zebras ‘trotted’ in formation around the city (with some help from a few trucks). The […]Posted By : Meg Holgate
Zany Zebra Parade and Upcoming Events
On Tuesday 12th July we took a trip down to Southampton City Centre to check out Marwell’s Zany Zebra Parade, the official launch event letting the 150 zebra sculpture loose on the public! Led by the once missing Gilbert, the zebras ‘trotted’ in formation around the city (with some help from a few trucks). The […]Posted By : Oliver Cockroft
1st July 2016School Events and More!
The summer has got off to a great start for us at the BioBlitz team as we have already been busy getting involved with the local community. On Wednesday 8th June we run our annual campus BioBlitz, aiming to find and identify as many different species present on the University of Southampton’s Highfield campus. To […]Posted By : Oliver Cockroft
9th June 2016BioBlitz summer 2016
In summer 2016 we have several types of BioBlitz events: On campus at the University of Southampton (8th June); Visiting schools; Visiting scouting groups; 10-weeks of events at our sponsored sculpture on Marwell’s Zany Zebras sculpture trail in Southampton, watch here, on Facebook and on Twitter for more detailsPosted By : Judith Lock