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BioBlitz: a biodiversity survey

Join our BioBlitz event and help us find and identify the many species of plants, animals, fungi and other organisms that live in the grounds of Gawthorpe Hall.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

12noon-3pm: BioBlitz (Meet in Walled Garden)

Join us as we assess the biodiversity in the Walled Garden. Sweep netting, beat trays, botanical surveys, and grubbing about to identify the many plants and invertebrates that are present in the grounds. Some ID sheets and sampling material is provided, but please feel free to bring your own.

We will be recording all species found using the app 'iNaturalist' found on Google play store and Apple app store. Please install the app and create an account prior to attending. The main invertebrate groups will be spiders, molluscs, insects, woodlice, springtails and earthworms.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Family friendly event

Meeting point

Walled Garden

What to bring and wear

Sturdy footwear and weather appropriate clothing.

Accessibility

Bioblitz is mostly grass footpaths through the Walled Garden.

Other

We will be recording all species found using the app 'iNaturalist' found on Google play store and Apple app store. Please install the app and create an account prior to attending. Follow the link below for instructions on how to use the app, though we will go over this on the day. https://vimeo.com/162581545

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