We can’t believe 2019 is almost over already! As the new decade swings into view we wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you to all our amazing partners, volunteers, exhibitors, delegates, participants and everyone else for making the very most of all our programmes in 2019!

It’s a been a huge year at NHC towers, so here’s a breakdown in numbers…

  • 40,000 visitors to Festival of Nature
  • 31,131 Actions for Nature recorded at Festival of Nature
  • 22,981 people are more aware of what they can do to help Nature
  • 15,360 observations were made for City Nature Challenge
  • 1,484 different species were recorded during City Nature Challenge
  • 1,000 residents took part in City Nature Challenge
  • 191 delegates and speakers at Communicate 2019: Riding Waves, Changing Worlds
  • 151 people trained in biological recording during Skills for Wildlife
  • 150 people used the worlds first digital environmental festival
  • 101 amazing volunteers helped across all Natural History Consortium programmes
  • 59 organisations took part in Festival of Nature
  • 50 BioBlitz events registered through the NHC BioBlitz calendar
  • 21 sessions at Communicate 2019
  • 18 Schools downloaded City Nature Challenge resources
  • 11 events in the Festival of Nature programme
  • Retained 1st in Europe for most observations during City Nature Challenge, and organised the first Digital Science festival!