North Devon Coast

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Northam Burrows BioBlitz

Event Date: 15th June 2018, 09:00 – 16:00

Event Category: Show/Festival/Event

Location: Northam Burrows Country Park

Suitable for: Everyone

Cost: Free

Join us at the Northam Burrows Country Park for 8 hours of biological surveying!

We’ll be searching in every habitat for as many species as possible in our eight hour time frame. It’s a race against the clock!

School activities and public activites will be held throughout the day in a variety of habitats. The programme of events are:

Friday 15th June

09:30 – 14:30

School Timetable


   *      = Booking Recommended

(Sign up on the day or book before the event) For further information please email catherine.oliver@devon.gov.uk

  • For all activities please meet at base camp 5min’s before start
  • Activities suitable for all abilities & ages
  • Some activities include walking over mixed terrain – please wear appropriate clothing and footwear
  • All additional equipment provided
  • Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Timetable may be subject to change.

10:00 – 10:30

Moth Reveal

By John Breeds – Local Naturalist

10:30 – 11:30

Plankton Sampling *

By Dave Conway from the Marine Biological Association

11:00 – 12:00

Wild Flowers of the Burrows

By Mary Breeds – Local Naturalist

12:00 – 13:00

Bumblebee Safari

By Cathy Horsley from Bumblebee Conservation Trust

13:00 – 15:00

Rockpool Ramble

By Coastwise North Devon

15:00 – 16:30

Shrubs & Rushes Walk *

By Tom Hynes from Devon Hedge Group

The BioBlitz is suitable for everyone and access to Northam Burrows Country Park will be free of charge. Dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear to get wet.

Never been to a BioBlitz before? Learn more here: www.bnhc.org.uk/bioblitz/northam-burrows-bioblitz