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News, stories and events on biodiversity in St Andrews.

A Hedgehog Friendly Campus

The University has achieved Bronze Accreditation from the British Hedgehog Society as part of its Hedgehog Friendly Campuses campaign. Judging is based on the provision and preservation of a hedgehog-friendly…

We need more deadwood

Deadwood is naturally occurring, consisting mainly of veteran trees, standing or dying trees, fallen logs and branches. This organic material has huge ecological value, playing a key role in maintaining a forest’s…

Creating Urban Meadows for Pollinators

The University is changing its grass management as a part of the 2035 Net Zero target. We aim to reduce carbon emissions while enhancing biodiversity. When we mow less and collect grass clippings, the grass grows…