Tag Archives: Biodiversity

The University’s first Living Wall is completed

Shelley Mosco is a Landscape Research Assistant in the University’s Landscape Architecture and Garden Design Department and a senior lecturer in GIS. Shelley is guest blogging for us about the construction of the University’s first living wall at the Mansion

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University of Greenwich Bees

This week we are given an update from the various bee hives we have across the  University of Greenwich. Since getting hives at Southwood House on the Avery Hill Campus (looked after by John & Christine Hird) a couple of …

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Construction begins on the community garden polytunnel

Last week the construction of the community garden polytunnel got underway. The weather was kinder to us this time with some long breaks of sunshine to galvanise the volunteers. This made a change to the previous week where poor James …

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Organic Cocoa Farming in Bahia

As regular readers will know,  Serena who is one of our students who helps lead the community garden project made the most of her summer learning more about permaculture and sustainable agriculture and writes about the second part of her summer …

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August Progression in the Community Allotment

Our community garden at the Avery Hill campus continues to progress and expand! We now have a beautiful shed where we keep our tools:

painting the shed!

Over the course of the last few week some of the Brassicas crops …

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11th July Garden Work Day

Last Wednesday’s weather was a little undecided but gave us some time to do some work in the garden – in between shiny sunny spells and torrential showers of rain.
The tasks of the day included weeding, harvesting and pruning:…

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Two hives from one! Bees at Southwood House

Last Friday saw our bees at Southwood House in Avery Hill start a swarm and the formation of a new colony. The building services team spotted the bees gathering in a swarm underneath one of the two hives while doing a …

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EAUC Conference Day II

The second day of the EAUC Conference started with a ‘Biodiversity Walk’ around the campus, a great way to start the morning – if you could get up – and a great opportunity to see what sorts of biodiversity projects …

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Photos from the Greenwich Green Week

The final day of Green Week saw the fayre roll into the Greenwich Campus. The day at Greenwich brought together staff and students who work and study on the campus. Along with the popular stands the day also saw Camilla …

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2010 The Year in Sustainability

2010 has been a big year for sustainability at the University of Greenwich, and looking back at what we have achieved I believe we can be proud of how we have taken the University forward.
The successes of the Sustainability …
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