Heritage Lottery funded project encourages everyone to record their garden wildlife

‘Hidden Herefordshire: discovering its wildlife and wild places’ project now has a new website and it is encouraging people to record wildlife in their garden. Our gardens can be a haven for a multitude of species and getting out to record it is vitally important. To get involved you can Click here to log on to the website, download the instructions and fill in your form. The data produced will give us a good understanding of the biodiversity on our doorsteps.

Vapourer moth caterpillar.

Young and old, fit and the not so fit can take part. You can record anything from the common house sparrow or the rare Great Crested Newt. If you are unsure about what to do or what you have seen, you can call upon the team’s expert advice.

Tim Kaye from Cultivating Learning and Nature CIC said :

‘It would make a huge difference if a fraction of the people in the county went out and looked carefully for wildlife in the garden. Not only will it help wildlife but it can help with improving your mental health as well.’

For more please contact Tim Kaye on 07980 863577 or email tim@clan-cic.org

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