Wildlife surveys you can help with

There are many ways you can make a real difference, below are just some projects and activities you can do and get involved with

Have you seen something and want to tell the WORLD!


iSpot! Learn more about wildlife, share your observations with a friendly community and get help identifying what you have seen.

Record wildlife

iSpot is provided by The Open University as part of the OPAL project.

Lancashire Invasive Species Project

Invasive species survey: The Lancashire Invasive Species Project needs your records of invasive species.

You can use the website to send us your records and see them appear on the map, or download a survey form to fill out. These records will form the basis of a management strategy to tackle invasive species which will be put into action early in 2012.

The website also has descriptions of some of the invasive species found in Lancashire and downloadable identification sheets.


The Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) network is an exciting new initiative that is open to anyone with an interest in nature.

National Insect Week www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk

Bumblebee Surveys at The Bumblebee Conservation Trust

The Great Stag Hunt Help track down the stag beetle.

Ladybird Survey (you can also report your sightings using your mobile phone)

National Moth Night

Big Pond Dip Pond Conservation Trust

Look out for the return of BBC Spring Watch and Autumn Watch they usually run many surveys.