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Northam Burrows BioBlitz 2023

Event Date: 14th June 2023, 18:00 – 15th June 2023, 22:30

Event Category: Volunteering Activity

Location: Northam Burrows Country Park

Cost: Free

Join the FInding Nature’s Footprints Team and Northam Burrows Country Park in the 2023 BioBlitz

As well as school activities there will be a whole host of puiblic walks all aimed at gathering as much information as possible about the wildlife that lives in the park. All events are free and entrance to the park is also free throughout the BioBlitz

At the hub, located at the visitor centre, you will find various organisations on hand to chat including the North Devon Coast AONB, Devon Moth Group, Coastwise North Devon, Sunrise Diversity, Braunton Countrysdie Centre, North Devon Biosphere, Skern Lodge, Plastic Free North Devon, Devon Wildlife Trust, and the Devon Biodiversity Records Centre and more. The hub will be open 10am – 4:30pm

June 14th

20.30 – Set-up Moth traps and light sheets

21.30 – Night Rock pooling – Booking Essential

23:00 Moths on the light sheets


15th June – public – 08:00 – 22.30

08.00 – Mammals & Moths

10.30 – Bees & Invertebrates – with the Bumble Conservation Trust. Meet at the visitor centre

11.30 – Rock Pooling – with Coastwise North Devon. Meet just off the slipway in Westward Ho!

12.30 – Dune Plants – with Mary Breeds from the Braunton Countryside Centre. Meet at the visitor centre

13.30 – Life in the Mud – with Coastwise North Devon. Meet at the Appledore Skern

14.30 – Birds of the Burrows – with Chris Dee. Meet at the visitor centre

15:30 – Trees & Scrub – with Head Ranger, Mike Day. Meet at the visitor Centre

16.30 – Streams & Watercourses – with the AONB Team. Meet at the Westward Ho! gate

21.30 – Bat Walk – Appledore Bridge Booking Essential