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BioBlitz! 14th May 2019

          La Société announces: Chris Packham is visiting Guernsey! In May, you will have the opportunity to meet TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham when he visits the island to hold two performances at St James

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MSc Island Biodiversity and Conservation – taught in Jersey

Are you interested in biodiversity? The unique twists that an island environment can produce? Look no further than the incredible new opportunity to study an MSc in Island Biodiversity and Conservation delivered by the Jersey International Centre of Advanced Studies

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Insurance Guernsey – 29th Annual Conservation Awards

Are you passionate about conservation? Do you have a great idea or a project you want to kickstart but you just need a little help to get going? Is your idea simple with just an outline of what you want

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Scotland’s International Marine Conference – 20 and 21 February 2019

Day 1 Last week I attended Scotland’s International Marine Conference 2019. The conference focused on current national and international actions to protect the marine environment with delegates from both Scottish, UK and international government representatives, scientists, research groups, industry representatives,

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2nd March Talk: Introduction to the Guernsey Biological Records Centre

An introduction to the Guernsey Biological Record Centre Many of us know what a Biological Record Centre is, as the name explains it very well, but a lot of us don’t know what a Record Centre does, how you can

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2018 Wrap Up

2018 was a busy and exciting year for the Guernsey Biological Record Centre! In May we migrated to a new database mapping programme, DistmapsPro. This incorporates all the features of the original Distmaps but within ArcGIS Pro. The Record Centre’s

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Project Ormer

Towards the end of 2018 the Marine Biology Section of La Société Guernesiaise kick-started Project Ormer! So what is Project Ormer? Project Ormer is a long-term project to research our island’s precious ormer population! It aims to discover aspects of

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Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy)

An exciting opportunity has opened with the States of Guernsey. Project Coordinator (Asian Hornet Strategy) Service Area: Agriculture, Countryside & Land Management Services Grade: EGI- £32,469 – £35,090 per annum Full Time (3-Year Contract) The States of Guernsey is looking for

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Well Earned Retirement for Jane!

Jane Gilmour took semi-retirement at the end of June this year from the day to day management of the Guernsey Biological Record Centre. Jane Gilmour Botanist and Ecologist with over 30 years experience in the field in Guernsey, including taking

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Purple Sulphur Bacteria at the Richmond end of Vazon – Photo by David Chamberlain

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