Threatened plants with a ‘Ray of Hope’
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Join us to meet a selection of plants growing at Cambridge University Botanic Garden with inspirational back-stories. Starting with a plant aptly named ‘Ray of Hope’, we will take you on a virtual tour around the world to celebrate the plant conservation work being undertaken in far flung places, but also closer to home.
Premiered at 2pm, Saturday 27 March.
The Director of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, Mike Maunder, celebrates how people around the world are bringing species back from the brink. Screening from Thursday 1 April.
Carl Jones has saved more species from extinction than almost anyone else alive. Hear him explain the remarkable stories of how the Mauritius kestrel, the pink pigeon and the echo parakeet have been rescued - and how ground-breaking work with giant tortoises is now restoring near-extinct habitats too. Screening from Thursday 1 April.
The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs and Northants share simple tips for making your outside space, however big or small, better for wildlife, and part of a Nature Recovery Network.