The Wild Watch

@TheWildWatch is where you can keep up to date with a fabulous range of volunteering opportunities;
highlights of the events you can take part in; ideas for fun activities and great days out you can enjoy; fascinating wildlife facts; and the wonderful wildlife discovered during our wildlife surveys. Receive The Wild Watch Enews for all the latest news, events to enjoy, and interesting wildlife sightings and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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We need volunteers to help with widlife surveys this spring and summer! Can you help?
Find out more and register.

Have spotted or heard an owl?
We need to find out how may owls we have and You can help by taking part in Owl Watch.

The Wild Watch is your chance to:

Be part of Nidderdale's BIGGEST EVER wildlife survey and help your wildlife flourish. Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is home to spectacular, and in some cases, threatened wildlife including Curlew, Great-crested newts and Water voles. We are working with volunteers, families, naturalists, students and others to gather information on over 50 species right across the AONB, we will carefully analyse this information and what we discover will help us decide how best to look after the land in the future.

 

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The Wild Watch survey training - river bank

Join ecologist Jennie Caddick and learn how to survey for aquatic mammals (Water vole, Otter), ...

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The Wild Watch survey training - botany advanced Part One

This course is aimed at individuals that are experienced in plant identification and are ...

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2017 - the results so far

Firstly a huge thank you to everyone that has helped collect Wild Watch data – we certainly couldn’ ...

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