Morden Hall Park BioBlitz

Come and get involved in a race against time to find all the wildlife we can.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Become a wildlife explorer for the day and discover what's living on your doorstep. There's something for everyone, from adults and children to experts and beginners. Our team of local naturalists and wildlife watchers need your help to find and identify as many different species as we can before the clock runs out. Help us identify and record plants and animals within the park's many habitats including the wetlands and meadows.

The basics

Suitability
This is a family friendly event
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Join us at our BioBlitz basecamp outside the Stable Yard.
What to bring and wear
Bring a camera and/or binoculars if you have them!
Accessibility
Walk routes follow surfaced paths, but some activities may go off the main visitor route.
Other
More information about this special event can be found on the National BioBlitz website: http://www.bnhc.org.uk/?post_type=bioblitz&p=11443 This year's BioBlitz event is in two parts: 3rd June - This is our action-packed day of species recording across the park, with lots of great activities to get involved with and experts from different organisations to speak to. 4th June - Our BioBlitz continues with 'BioBlitz Extra' as our volunteers and visiting experts take time to identify and record all the exciting species that we have found. There will also be some more hands on activities to take part in. Booking for walks will be sign-up on the day, and there will be ongoing drop-in activities. Booking in advance will be required for special morning and evening events, which you will find listed separately as (free) tickets become available. A timetable of BioBlitz activities can be viewed here closer to the event.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
3 June 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available
4 June 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Morden Hall Park Learning
Email
MordenHallParkLearning@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 020 8545 6853

Upcoming events

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Watermeads Nature Reserve Walk, fourth Sunday of the month, 2pm

Sun 28 May 2017
14:00-14:45
Did you know that the National Trust has a nature reserve near Morden Hall Park? Join us at Watermeads for a guided walk led by members of Morden Hall Park Nature Group.

May Half Term at Morden Hall Park, 29 May - 2 June, 11am - 4pm

Mon 29 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Join us at Morden Hall Park for a gardening-mad May half-term. Imagine yourself Head Gardener for the day as you take part in our Plant Olympics and make a gardening kit to take home.

BioBlitz Late - Moths and amphibians (Learning in the Wetlands) (over 8s only)

Fri 02 Jun 2017
20:30-21:30
Help get our BioBlitz species count off to a flying start as we trap moths and walk the wetland boardwalk in search of newts, frogs and toads.

Morden Hall Park BioBlitz

Sat 03 Jun 2017
10:00-16:00
Come and get involved in a race against time to find all the wildlife we can.

BioBlitz Small Mammal Trapping (must be aged 8+)

Sat 03 Jun 2017
18:00-20:00
Help us survey for small mammals around Morden Hall Park as part of our BioBlitz event.

BioBlitz Late - bat walk and moth trapping

Sat 03 Jun 2017
20:30-22:00
See and hear bats and spot the moths attracted to our light trap.