Biology students impress RSPB at Pulborough Brooks

July 5, 2018

On Friday 29th June, 55 of our A level Biologists went on a field trip to Pulborough Brooks as part of their field work criteria. They visited the nature reserve to work with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to collect data and consider how the RSPB work locally and globally to manage landscapes for human and conservation needs.

 

 

They used ecological survey techniques to look at a number of factors including the impact of light intensity on species diversity. In another activity they used sweep nets in various freshwater sites to calculate the Index of Diversity and the Biotic Index around Pulborough Brooks. The RSPB are using the data collected by our students, alongside their own, to monitor the health of the freshwater ditches around the reserve.

 

 

Despite the heat, the students worked exceptionally well all day and received well deserved compliments from the RSPB staff for their intelligent interest and good work ethic.

 

 

 

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