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Roots and Shoots Bristol

Roots and Shoots Bristol

Roots & Shoots fundraising update

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 […]

Charity Christmas cards for Liberia Chimps Rescue

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 […]

King Kong in Clifton: pedal-powered cinema to help save apes!

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 […]

Roots & Shoots Bristol

UBRAS (University of Bristol Roots & Shoots) is a newly formed society here at Bristol University. We are made up of a small but passionate team encompassing Veterinary, Archeology, Anthropology, Zoology and Biology students- but we are a society open to any student studying any course who has an interest in primatology and conservation work. […]

Summer in Bristol!

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 […]

Spring Term in Bristol!

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 […]

2011/2012 Update Roots & Shoots Bristol

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 […]