Saturday, September 28, 2019

Newsletter 117 Now Online

As our latest newsletter (117) has been with members for a few weeks now we are also now making it available online

This edition includes articles about the following: -
  • Poisonous Plants: Wenvoe Field Trip
  • The Colonel Morrey Salmon Project
  • Howardian Local Nature Reserve
  • Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding Centre
Howardian Nature reserve is definitely looking good as you can see from the picture below

As an update the lecture that was still to be arranged when the Newsletter went to print has been arranged and there is an update on the Programme page

You can find a link to the Newsletter and all of the ones available digitally HERE

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Professor Anthony Campbell 120th President

Congratulations to Professor Anthony Campbell on becoming the 120th President of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society, after a vote at our AGM last night (wearing the presidential medal in photo).

Born in Bangor, North Wales, but grew up in London, he came to Cardiff after time in Cambridge where he did his PhD and is now Professor in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University.

He has worked extensively with bioluminescence, animals that produce light, and on how calcium regulates processes inside cells

Tony believes passionately about communicating science to the public, and in exciting pupils and students about natural history and cutting edge science. This led him to found the Darwin Centre ( in 1993

The Society is proud to have him as it's new President

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