Another year has sped by, and we can’t believe we’re at the end of 2018 already. We wanted to say a HUGE thank you to all our partners, exhibitors, volunteers, participants and everyone else for making the very most of all of the Natural History Consortium programmes.

2018: What a Year!

16,669 Actions for Nature at Festival of Nature

13,000 visitors to Festival of Nature

9,507 observations made for City Nature Challenge – Bristol and Bath take 1st place in Europe

1,113 species recorded during City Nature Challenge

258 professionals took part in Communicate or one of our Changing Minds Events

100% of people surveyed at City Nature Challenge would attend a similar future event

99 volunteers supported Festival of Nature

86% of public event visitors felt they had learnt something new about wildlife in their local area

76 organisations took part in Festival of Nature

59 BioBlitzes took part in the National BioBlitz Network

58 speakers took part in Communicate 2018 events

18 Schools took part in City Nature Challenge

3 members of Team NHC! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Savita, Matt and Stuart!

1 organisational name change – making the leap from BNHC to NHC.

Here’s to a great 2019!

(P.s Interested in taking part in Festival of Nature 2019? Information is now online here.)

All photographs by our wonderful volunteers! Phakhanan Piyanuttapool, Becky Dyer, Claire Horwood and Stephanie Brown.