Rothamsted

Further details at the
Rothamsted Website

2009

Rothamsted Open Meetings

All talks will take place at the Rothamsted Conference Centre, West Common Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ.

Lectures are free of charge and open to the public

Rothamsted Public Event Saturday 14 March at 11am, 1pm & 2pm

OPAL Soil and Earthworm Survey

NB Entrance is free but BOOKING is REQUIRED. contact Brenda Langer 01582 763133

Or online at http://www.rothamsted.bbsrc.ac.uk/forthepublic/SoilsAndEarthwormsSurvey

Details of the project can be found at http://www.opalexplorenature.org

  • On the day you can meet Rothamsted scientists and learn how to sample and analyse soil
  • Look for earthworms & learn how to identify them
  • Take away a free pack to repeat the survey at home

Tuesday 17 March at 7.30pm

The Darwin Connection - Evolution in Action

Examples of Rothamsted’s Work to understand and combat pesticide resistance

Tuesday 5 May at 7.30pm

The Darwin Connection - Letters, Parks Grass & Worms

New Research on Park Grass and worms which 130 years ago were amongst the topics discussed in Darwin’s correspondence with Rothamsted

Tuesday 19 May at 7pm.

The Park Grass Experiment - the results from which Darwin thought to be “extremely curious”.

To mark the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth a special Rothamsted meeting to allow visitors to see Park Grass, the oldest experiment on permanent grassland in the world.

NB Pre booking only details available nearer the time at http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk

Tuesday 29 September at 7.30

The role soils play in food quality and environmental protection

How Rothamsted scientists are helping to alleviate soil problems across the world

For further details contact Margaret Creighton 01582 763133 ext 2414 or email
margaret.creighton@bbsrc.ac.uk

or see the Rothamsted Website

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