Useful links to help you get involved!
Do your bit at home
- Have you seen any wild mammals in green spaces near your home? If so, the People's Trust for Endangered Species want to know about it, take part in the Living with Mammals survey to let them know. This survey will be taking place until Sunday 29th November.
- Naturehood by Earthwatch Europe wants to help all UK gardens become more nature friendly. See what action you can take to help wildlife on your own doorstep.
- Log your hedgehog sightings on the Hedgehog Street website so we can build a clearer picture of where these animals are.
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Whilst out and about
- Download the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 and 3/4 app.
- Here are another six nature apps you really need, as reviewed on our blog.
- Download the free Mammal Mapper app and help to track our declining British mammals.
- Want to get involved in bat monitoring? Start here, it's easy!
- Join in with the #WildFlowerHunt with Plant Life.
- If you live in Wales you can report on the colour of fungi growing on your local patch using the WaxcApp.
- From rivers to recycling get your family inspired Earthwatch's Wild Weekends You Tube video collection.
Also, during the summer, many of you got involved with The Open University and reported your insect pollinator sightings. Take a look at the results of OU Pollinator Watch.
On the coast
- Don’t forget to do a #2minutebeachclean…
- Do your bit and help to reduce plastic pollution in our oceans - Take part in the Great Nurdle Hunt.
- Spotted a skate or ray egg case? Log it here
- Report any marine strandings you come across at the beach
- Lucky enough to be near a puffin colony? RSPB really want photos of Puffins with beaks full of fish for their Pufferazzi campaign
- Seen a jellyfish on our shores? Let the Marine Conservation Society UK know
- Whale Track, help to monitor cetaceans
- Crab Watch, another great free app to gather data on crab populations on our coasts
- Plastic in seabird nests is a huge problem. The environmental Research Institute want to hear from you.
- Finally, if you're lucky enough to see seals this year, take a photograph but remember to keep your distance and watch wildlife responsibly. These tips from the Cornish Wildlife Trust are here to help!