457 species Found at Sandymouth Bioblitz !

Getting up to at work! A brilliant day and thanks to all who came.

North Cornwall National Trust


The North Cornwall team had a great day last weekend, hosting our first Bioblitz.

BioBlitzes are an intense, biological survey bonanza held over one day in a designated area. The North Cornwall ranger team held the final of the National Trust’s Coastal Bioblitzes at Sandymouth (3 October). We were joined by scientists, naturalists and members of the public to work together to find as many living species as possible in one day.P1000252

A good day was had by all, even the weather held out for us. In total 457 species have been recorded, a phenomenal number for the area. Events like these are important in helping know the distribution of species as well as having a fun day out and getting to know nature up close. A big thank you to the experts and volunteers who came to join us, and everyone who took part. The National Trust will be running…

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From Every Angle. Wheel Unity Woods.

In response to

The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “From Every Angle.”

So although this is mostly looking up, I tried to do a number of angles around a local mine called Unity Woods. The Wheel refers to the title (like Mr/Mrs/Miss ect.) that these mines where given. Abandoned for over 100 years now, they still hold strong in the landscape reminding us of our heritage. A place to draw, photograph and enjoy but one must always remember the dangers they carry with them.