Projects

Taxon Foundation runs community projects with the best biodiversity experts for nature education and conservation. On this page you’ll find a overview of our projects.

Week of Biology

2024

Nature Nearby

In the week of May 20 to 27, 2024, the NIBI organized a new edition of the Week of Biology!

Bioblitz Hees (Nijmegen)

2023

A group of local residents from the Hees neighborhood in Nijmegen formed the Nature Observers Group Hees.

Community Garden Schalkwijk

2023

A few years ago, former spots fields in the neighbourhood Schalkwijk in the city of Haarlem were transformed into an organic neighbourhood garden.

A private nature reserve in the Eilandspolder

2022

A miniature private nature reserve in the Eilandspolder in the province of Noord-Holland is, paradoxically, under threat from provincial meadow bird conservation regulations, which demand that all tall vegetation be removed.

Digitization of soil invertebrate data from community science inventories of urban greenspaces in Amsterdam

2023

Taxon Expeditions has organized ‘urban expeditions’ in 13 greenspaces in Amsterdam, the aim of which has been to form teams of both community scientists from the neighborhood and professional biodiversity experts and to carry out high-quality explorations of soil invertebrates of urban greenspaces.

Expedition Singelpark

2023

Scientific research with locals and schools on the biodiversity of the Singelpark in Leiden.

Scientific research with locals and schools on the biodiversity of the Singelpark in Leiden.