Summerhill BioBlitz

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 Saturday 13 August

 Summerhill  Country Park, Hartlepool  TS25 4LL

Become a wildlife explorer for a day and discover what’s living right on your doorstep by joining in at your local BioBlitz event. Our team of experienced naturalists and wildlife watchers need your help to find and identify as many different species of birds, bugs, plants and beasties as we can before the clock runs out. Just like a real scientific expedition, everything we find will be documented and passed on to local and national databases that monitor our local wildlife. With interactive activities for kids, grown-ups, beginners and experts alike there is something for everyone at a BioBlitz.

What’s happening

At the  Summerhill  BioBlitz you can explore the amazing  wildlife  as we

Drop in and see us on the day or email us to  to get an up to date programme and sign up for some amazing activities including:

Examples of activities, such as… Wildflower watch, tree trail, Stalls about local wildlife groups,  Moth trapping, Mammal trapping, at monitoring, pond dipping, bird watching,worm charming  Bug hunting, Bat walk and more

  • Start – 10 am   on 13th August
  • Finish – 10 pm on 13th August

Getting here

Summerhill Country Park  is signposted from the A689.  It is off Calicot lane to the west of Hartlepool

A large proportion of the site is accessible to pushchairs and wheelchair users

Get in touch

Enormous thanks to everyone involved in running this special event including…

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, Summerhill Country Park, Friends of Summerhill and Hartlepool’s Wild Green Spaces