Meet the team

Meet the team - Victoria Burton

I have always been interested in the natural world, spending my school summer holidays recording the biodiversity of a local woodland and conducting live mammal trapping and tadpole rearing projects. I completed a BSc in Natural Sciences with the Open University in 2011, having graduated I decided to do MSc in Taxonomy and Biodiversity at Imperial College London.

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Earthworm Watch scientist Victoria Burton presenting at NHM Nature Live

Earthworm Watch scientist Victoria Burton presenting at NHM Nature Live

On Sunday I presented my Earthworm Watch at two Nature Live events at the Natural History Museum. Nature Live events are hosted in the Attenborough Studio and are a chance for members of the public to meet scientists and discover the research that goes on behind the scenes at the Museum.

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Spring

Over the last several months we’ve been busy getting everything ready for the launch of Earthworm Watch. From filming our instruction video in the Natural History Museum garden, to testing and refining the methods for Earthworm Watch with our colleagues, friends and family. We are delighted to now launch this new project and - with your help - start collecting the first earthworm and soil data from gardens and green spaces around the country.

 

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About Us

Earthworm Watch is a collaboration between Earthwatch Institute (Europe) and the Natural History Museum in London

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