In the countryside

You can help us find out how animals and their homes are faring in the wider countryside. Without this information we cannot carry out our conservation actions to save them. Can you spare some time to save our wildlife?

  • National Hedgehog Survey

    Can you put out footprint tunnels across the summer months? This survey requires several trips to specific sites to check for hedgehog signs.

    Learn more & register
  • water vole Ian Schofield/ (5)

    Water vole monitoring

    Survey for water voles and their signs as part of our new national annual survey. Open to new and existing water vole surveyors.

    Take part
  • Traditional Orchard Survey

    Judge the condition of old English and Welsh orchards for us so that we know where to concentrate restoration to help the thousands of species they contain.

    Survey orchards
  • dormouse monitoring by Ian White

    Dormouse monitoring

    Licenced dormouse monitors can enter their records & complete licence return data here. We also take one-off sightings from anyone to add to our National Dormouse Database (NDD).

    Record dormice
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