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Announcement BINCO Quiz

On Saturday, January 14 we organize our first quiz in the Elizabeth refter in the ‘Heilig Hart Instituut’ in Heverlee. Subscribe a team (15 euros) via info@binco.eu. This quiz is organized for the benefit of an new educational project that we will be launched in Jambiani, Zanzibar. Start at 19:30!


BINCO visits the Oxford Museum of Natural History

During the first week of November, three of our members visited Oxford to study the collected insects from Cusuco National Park in Honduras. This collection was never before studied in detail and proved to be worth checking out. The pictures above give an impression on the work we did there.


BINCO gives a morning fieldcourse

The nature conservation organisation ‘Natuurpunt’ asked us to teach a field course in invertebrate surveying.  It was a successful morning with the right animals at the right time and at the right place… To be repeated!


The winners of our photo contest

The winners of our ‘In het oog, in het hart’ photo contest are known. Our jury selected three stunning pictures, submitted by Boris Godfroid and Wim Smets. The winning photos are displayed at the Zoological Museum in Leuven or can be accessed through this link. We congratulate the winners and thank all the participants for their high quality entries.


BINCO launches photo project ‘In het oog, in het hart’

To raise awareness about the current biodiversity crisis, we compiled sets of pictures of endangered species in Belgium. We are showing these pictures at selected public locations in Leuven to show the beauty of natural diversity and the necessity to act promptly to stop the decline of biodiversity.

Visit the project website: www.inhetooginhethart.be. [website discontinued]


BINCO party coming up!

Yes, it’s true. A new edition of our great party! Shake your booty on Wednesday 14 October 2009 and support BINCO. Place to be: Rumba, Leuven. Don’t miss it!

Tickets are 4€ both at the door and in pre-sale. Buy your pre-sale tickets now from someone of the BINCO crew. If you can’t make it, consider buying a ticket just for supporting us. We greatly appreciate any contributions!


BINCO orchid video

BINCO visited the wonderful Viroinvallei to search for orchids.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_YhQJIWg9c