A call for records!

Have you seen Water vole or American Mink in North Merseyside?

For a number of years we have been supplying records to the National Water Vole Database and Mapping project. This generally takes place on a yearly basis and the call has just come in for us to supply any new records!

If you have sighting of Water vole or American Mink which you would like to share to be used as part of this vital piece of conservation work then please send them in before October this year.

Hugh Harris: Mine Waste Cronton SJ471891

Bee Orchid (Hugh Harris)



Sat 11 June 2016.   Leader: Dave Earl

Weather: 17°C. Mostly cloudy, scattered showers with a warm high of 21° Data from Foreca

.                                                                                                                                                                  .

National Insect Week

National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.

Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects. You can find out more about the week and events near you using the link below.


LTMN - Ainsdale NNR

The Long Term monitoring Network was set up 5 years ago to provide data from 40 sites (many, if not all, National Nature Reserves) over as the name suggests the long term. Ainsdale Sand Dunes is part of the network and we will be repeating the vegetation part of the monitoring week of 27th to 30th June.

If volunteers are interested in participating then training and expert mentoring will be provided. 

The week will consist of :


Subscribe to Front page feed