Citizen Science Officer
I manage volunteers who are working hard across the country to collect tree seeds for the Millennium Seed Bank. These seeds will help protect the diversity of our woodlands into the future, ensuring we can continue to enjoy the sights and sounds (and health benefits!) of our beautiful wildlife. My favourite woodland creature is the wren because they are so noisy yet hard to spot.
Martha Boalch has 3 items in their collection
germination and dormancy
Blog post By Martha Boalch, 12 March 2018, Wildlife & nature, Working with partners
We take a look at the process of seed germination and the five types of dormancy that may prevent growth.
Tree seeds at Millennium Seed Bank
Blog post By Martha Boalch, 20 February 2018, Ancient trees, Wildlife & nature, Threats, Volunteering, Working with partners
We take a closer look at what happens to the tree seeds our volunteers send to the Millennium Seed Bank for the UK National Tree Seed Project.
A seed's-eye view of the Millennium Seed Bank
Blog post By Martha Boalch, 21 December 2017, Volunteering, Wildlife & nature, Threats
The Millenium Seed Bank stores seeds. This is not as simple a task as it may seem on the surface. Discover the surprising answers to some FAQs that intrigue people.
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