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Bioblitz – Wildlife Recording Day

Date :
June 26, 2022 9:00 am

End Date :
June 26, 2022 4:00 pm

Address :
Townfoot Farm, East Woodburn, NE48 2SH

Price :
FREE (donations welcome)

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A day of recording all the flora and fauna we can find!

Come and learn something new, improve your ID skills, have a day outdoors and discover wildlife in Redesdale. A great opportunity to try many different things!

Activities include introductory sessions on birds, butterflies, fungi, lichens, reptiles, plants and bug hunting. See the timetable below for more details:


Time Activity 1 Activity 2
0900-0945 Checking mammal traps/monitoring small mammals  
0945-1030 Bird walk Reptile surveying
1030-1145 Plant walk Fungi and lichen walk
1145-1215 Introduction to moth recording/look at and release moths from the trap  
1215-1315 Drop in sessions: LUNCH
– Review of camera trap footage
– Recording wildlife: How to enter records to ERIC/where to find ID help/volunteer groups and surveys
– Nest monitoring/bird surveys
– Opportunities with Native North Tyne project and an overview of Tyne Rivers Trust activities
– All about squirrels – including how to monitor them and how red squirrels are doing
1315-1400 Aquatic invertebrates Discovering and recording wildlife in the countryside
1400-1445 Butterfly surveying for beginners Trees
1445-1530 Bug hunting!  
1530-1615 Tracks and signs  


Please bring a packed lunch, suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. This is a working farm: Well behaved dogs are welcome, but MUST be on a lead at all times.

Booking is essential. Please sign in on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 7+. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event and is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.


Use our interactive DISCOVER map to explore the Rede Valley, facilities and places of interest to visit.


Revitalising Redesdale Partners are delivering a range of projects to “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale."

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