University of Bristol Roots & Shoots (A.K.A UBRAS) have had a great year raising money for Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue and Protection (LCRP). The year started off with lots of interest at the the Welcome Fair and a biweekly coffee meet up with the committee and any interested members to discuss conservation, fundraising ideas and put […]
This December, University of Bristol Roots & Shoots made Christmas cards to support the Liberia Chimp Rescue Project! Our group designed animal-themed cards, which we screen-printed individually onto recycled cards. With lots of sparkles and paint, along with recycled handmade paper, we decorated the cards and sold them around the University. Volunteers from the University […]
On Sunday October 15th, University of Bristol Roots & Shoots and Ape Alliance teamed up to run a retro cinema extravaganza – a pedal-powered electric bike ‘outdoor’ showing of King Kong (1976). Thanks to Clifton High School, we had a stunning marquee under which volunteers cycled their way to a fun-filled evening. We kicked off […]
It is a step in the right direction as the incredibly popular company and website UNILAD has agreed to add a disclaimer to any future videos that they share of pet primates. After many emails, tweets and messages, UNILAD – which at the time of writing has some 29,078,313 likes on Facebook – agreed to […]
Summer term is always busy for Students, and this term has been no exception. While our members were all very busy and bogged down with written work for assignments and revision for exams we did continue to volunteer in our community. Clare Bagley and Charlotte Biddle ran the Bristol 10k along with a group of […]
It has been a busy term for students in Bristol, and we haven’t been able to complete all the activities we wanted to, but we still managed to achieve a lot. In February we had a stall at the Big Wildlife Fair in Bristol Museum. This was a fantastic opportunity to meet with the public […]
The new Roots & Shoots Group in Bristol has arrived! We are in our first months of activities but we are already finding enthusiastic students raring to get involved and make a difference for the environment, people and animals. We had our very own table at the University of Bristol’s volunteering fair at the Students Union where […]
Roots and Shoots Bristol in Bristol, Avon joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today. You can see where Roots and Shoots Bristol is on a map and read about their local environment here.