Another busy day at the Bristol Aquarium and the orchid conservation display is finished. 50 orchid species, a living seed propagation display and supporting information look amazing. We are delighted that Aquarium staff are really happy with our work and we are already talking about the next permanent display (cloud forest orchids?) Well done to […]
Today we started building our permanent display at the Bristol Aquarium. A brilliant team of Talis, Martha, Cara, Lottie, Charlotte, Chloe, Emily, Ashley, Jacob and Josh worked all day with Aquarium staff especially Wendy and Matt to set up an amazing wall of orchid species. Nearly forty species are already in place with more to […]
Today we were joined at Writhlington by Hetty Ninnis, Rainforest Biome Team Lead at the Eden project, for a day planning a stunning new display. A very slow tour of the orchid houses developed into productive discussions about orchid species, their stories and cultural requirements. We hope that the new display will be constructed within the […]
Well done to Year 10 students today who have studied the use of bio-technology to help recovery from natural disasters. Students have investigated the island of Montserrat, its volcano and the micropropagation of Epidendrum montserratense
Back in July 2011 Zoe and Jacob were just big enough to carry Prosthechea radiata. But times change and today is Leavers Day for Jacob (Year 11) and Zoe is actually leaving (Year 13). Prosthechea radiata isn’t going anywhere but seems to have grown even more than Jacob!