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The Urban Naturalist - UMAPIT
Sat, April 29, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM BST
Saturday 29th April : 2-4pm
Friendly, practical workshops run by leading naturalists. Join Amanda Bamford, Professor of Plant Sciences and Dr. Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester, to study and record the biodiversity on our doorstep, as we look to identify the species living within the university grounds. We will be trialing the brand-new app, UMAPIT, exploring the idea of citizen science and contributing to our knowledge of the local animal communities found in the urban centre of Manchester.
There will also be an opportunity to carry out pond dipping and invertebrate identification, which will require advanced registration, as we must register all participants to get access to the area of the campus where the biodiversity garden is situated. Mobiles or tablets with the free app, UMAPIT, downloaded will also be beneficial but not essential. As aspects of this event will be hosted outside and will require a short amount of traveling between buildings, please take weather conditions into account.
If you wish to attend this special 2-hour event, please sign up to our Eventbrite by the 24th of April.
Adult Event, Free, Book on mcrmuseum.eventbrite.com or 0161 275 2648