Events Listings: New Forest National Park BioBlitz

New Forest National Park BioBlitz

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Date: 7 June 2013 - 8 June 2013

Every day

Location: Roydon Woods Nature Reserve, Sandy Down, Boldre, Brockenhurst

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Cost: FREE!

Help us find as much wildlife as we can in just one day! 01590 646660 Online booking required for some events, most require no booking.

Seashore Safari: Fri 7 June, 16:00 - 17:30

Launching the 2013 New Forest National Park 24hr BioBlitz, we'll be at Lepe Country Park to find out about all the creatures that live on the coast. No booking required- just turn up! Grid ref: SZ457986

Bat and Moth night time wander: Fri 7 June, 20:30 - 23:00

Explore the New Forest at night and discover the bats and moths which fly once the sun goes down. Use a bat detector and see a moth trap in action! Online booking required. Grid ref: SZ313995  

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Early morning birdsong walk: Sat 8 June, 06:30 - 08:30

Come along early in the morning and learn how to identify the different birds by their song. Online booking required. Grid ref: SZ313995 

Eventbrite - New Forest National Park Bioblitz

BioBlitz walks, forays, surveys and family activities: Sat 8 June, 10:00 - 16:00

There are lots more BioBlitz activities happening after the birdsong walk finishes, so why not stay and make a day of it? We'll be launching a new smartphone app to search for the New Forest Cicada, and enjoying a wide range of activities including tree and fungi forays, river surveys, insect and bug hunts, pond dipping and much more! No booking is required for any of these later events, and they're all FREE, so just turn up and help us find as much wildlife as we can in just one day. No booking required for these events, just turn up! Grid ref: SZ313995 

Bats, moths and birds are sensible creatures and won't be out if the weather's really awful...if the weather does force us to cancel either of these bookable events, we'll contact everyone who's booked by 1pm on Friday 7 June for the bat walk, or 7pm on Friday 7 June for the birdsong walk; if you've booked and haven't heard from us, the walk is going ahead!

The New Forest National Park BioBlitz is run in partnership with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and Hampshire County Council.

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