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Bioblitz Go Wild in Parkhurst Forest 2nd June 2017

Go Wild in Parkhurst Forest is a free family event looking at the Islandís wildlife both during the day and at night. The event is on Friday 2nd June around Parkhurst Forest from 10am to 4pm with a Bat Detecting walk taking place at 9pm.

The Isle of Wight BioBlitz is organised by the Forestry Commission with help from the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership in co-operation with the Biodiversity Action Plan Partnership (BAP).

This year the Bioblitz focuses on wildlife in an area that is mix of ancient woodland, heathland and Forestry Commission plantation woodland. No experience is needed and people of all ages are welcome to come along and help the experts look for the plants and animals that make this area so special.

A number of organisations will be leading activities throughout the day ranging from walks and talks about flowers, bees and other hidden creatures to arts activities and wildlife displays by the Forestry Commission, AONB, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, Wight Squirrel Project, and many more.

24 May 2017
11:04:00 am, Categories: Events

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