Wiltshire and Swindon Biological Records Centre

News Archive

Use the calendar links to the right to find articles published in that month. 

Earthworm Gilles San Martin @ Fllickr.com

Dig into the World of Earthworms

27 Mar 2015

The United Nations have declared 2015 the International Year of Soils, and the Earthworm Society of Britain are asking everyone to start recording earthworms. Earthworm are an incredibly important aspect of soil health as by churning it up they improve its fertility, which in turn is great news for plants, animals and ultimately us.

Blue Tit Darin Smith/ WWT

The Garden BirdWatch Scheme: 20 years of Citizen Science

24 Mar 2015

This year the Garden BirdWatch Scheme, run by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) celebrates its 20th year. In the last 20 years volunteers have contributed an astonishing 7.3 million hours of their time submitting just under 100 million observations.


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