Hedgehog Friendly Campus Group events

 Hedgehog Webinar

Hedgehog webinar and survey

The Hedgehog Friendly Campus group invites you to an informative webinar about hedgehogs on Tuesday 4 May 2021.  The first hour of the webinar will be all about hedgehogs, so if you're keen to know about these wonderful spikey creatures, you've come to the right place. THe event is open to all.

The second part of the webinar will be for those involved in surveying for hedgehogs on campus. If you're not involved in the survey, you can either leave at this point or stick around to learn how hedgehog surveys are performed.

We are looking for more volunteers to in taking part in the hedgehog survey on campus, If you are interested please e-mail

Follow the link to find out more and sign up for this free webinar:

These events are being run as part of Hedgehog Awareness Week 2021 (2-8 May). Keep an eye on social media during the week for a hedgehog quiz and some fun facts. Follow Hedgehog Friendly Campus group on Facebook.


Garden competition

Hedgehogs are facing extinction but you can do something to help!

Linking our gardens together and keeping them hedgehog friendly is vital to help the dwindling hedgehog population. We are holding a competition for the most hedgehog friendly garden, or for the best hedgehog friendly garden innovations.

To enter, send photos (3 maximum per garden) and, if required, information explaining the photos to by Monday 7 June.

Winning photos will be shared in the Sustainable Nottingham newsletter (sign up here) and the University of Nottingham’s Hedgehog Friendly Campus Facebook page.

Prizes include a hedgehog house, a bottle of Prosecco, a bottle of Merlot, Hugh Warwick’s The Hedgehog Book and a cuddly hedgehog toy!

The British Hedgehog Preservation Society have useful tips for making your garden hedgehog friendly.

This competition in association with Hedgehog Friendly Campus and is open to all University of Nottingham staff and students.

Posted on Friday 12th March 2021

Sustainability Team

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