Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2017
Cuilcagh Mountain Park, Marble Arch Caves Unesco Global Geopark, BT92 1EW
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.
At the Cuilcagh Mountain Park BioBlitz you can explore the amazing variety of habitats that surround Cuilcagh Mountain as we try and record as many species as we can within one of Northern Irelands greatest areas of wilderness. With bogs, mountains, forests and grasslands there is so much to find, so we need all the help we can get!
Drop in and see us on the day for some amazing activities including:
Wildflower walk, moth trapping, competitions, camera traps, bug hunting, bat walk, and stalls for information and membership.
• Start – 5pm on 9th June
• Finish – 5pm on 10th June
Basecamp will be at Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre at 43 Marlbank Road, Legnabrocky, Florencecourt, Fermanagh, BT92 1EW.
Cuilcagh Mountain Park is located adjacent to the Marble Arch Caves visitor centre and a shuttle bus will be running throughout Saturday 10th June.
Unfortunately the area is not accessible for push chairs or wheelchair users.
Get in touch:
• EMAIL – firstname.lastname@example.org
• ORGANISERS WEBSITE – www.marblearchcavesgeopark.com
• TWITTER – @macgeopark
• FACEBOOK – www.facebook.com/marblearchcavesgeopark
• TWEET US AT – http://ctt.ec/EU204
Enormous thanks to everyone involved in running this special event including…
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, CEDAR (Centre for Environmental Data and Recording)
Avon Wildlife Trust
Bath & North East Somerset Council
BBC Natural History Unit
Bristol City Council
Bristol Zoo Gardens
University of Bath
University of Bristol
University of the West of England
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
The Natural History Consortium is a charitable collaboration between these member organisations.
Engaging people with the natural world through collaborative action. Reg Charity 1123432