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Bizarre animal survey

Over this past weekend we have been on a discovery quest. The treasure we are hunting is a bizarre group of animals that many people will have seen in their gardens – millipedes, centipedes and woodlice! It’s not surprising that Jersey’s

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Reindeer food – wildlife friendly

Make your own reindeer food/wildlife friendly version so if any other creatures sniff out the food it won’t harm them. What you will need: An empty clean jam jar with lid Oats Bird seed mix Optional – dried fruit such

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Simply Christmas Nature Workshops

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Deadly Predators & Toxic Decomposers – Evening Talk

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Millipede, Centipede and Woodlice Workshop 2017

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Big Butterfly Count 2017

http://www.bigbutterflycount.org/about This year again, we need you to help us and count our butterflies! As they react very quickly to climate and environment changes, their distribution is essential to understand biological and natural processes. Besides, it will help us identifying

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App review – iRecord Butterflies

If you want to develop you identification skills for plants and animals, then using your mobile is much easier then lugging around reference books. This week I have been using iRecord Butterflies to see how useful their identification guide is.

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Giving Back to Nature Event

Get involved on the 23rd July to help survey flora and fauna on the Bee Field!  Location: Bee Field at Bolivot, St Saviour  Timings:  10:00 -13:00 Run by the Jersey Beekeepers Association who intention to run this as an annual event. This

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A first for Jersey – Snail surveys

I am doing some slug and land snail surveys in order to discover the diversity and richness of the island. This involves identifying and recording a group of organisms about which we currently know very little. Indeed, no data have

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Slow Worm’s in Jersey

(Written by Aurelie, Student at the Jersey Biodiversity Centre 2018.) Sunday, I assisted with a lizard survey near La Grève de Lecq and I was very lucky because I discovered a slow worm. It looks like a grass snake, but

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