BioBlitz at Wardsend Cemetery

11-08-18 10:00 - 15:00
Address: Club Mill Rd, Sheffield S6, UK



10am – 3pm

Find as many critters, crawlies and creatures before the clock runs out! Experts will be on site at the Investigation Hub to help you identify what you’ve found.

Free guided nature walk/activities schedule

Bird Walk with Jim Clarke – 10.30am – 12pm 
Bug Hunting with Sally Hyslop (DCRT) – 10.30am – 11am 
Wild Flower walk with Julie Riley (SRWT) 11.30pm – 12.30pm 
Flower Pressing Workshop with Sally Hyslop (DCRT) – 12.30pm – 1.30pm 
Tree walk with Lizzie McBride (Access Ecology) – 1.30pm – 2.30pm 
Bug Hunting with Sally Hyslop (DCRT) – 1.30pm – 2pm (30mins)

Explore the nature stalls with activities such as pipe cleaner crittas, river dipping, who dung it?, significant otter, and bats & butterflies.

The Bean Rover will be on hand to keep you going with lots of sandwiches and coffee. There will also be an accessible toilet on site.

To reach the Cemetery please use the postcode S62ET and follow the road to the end of Livesey Street. Sheffield College has kindly offered their car park as an overflow, please follow the signs. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. The site is only partly accessible with steep hills and some uneven ground.

Contact [email protected] for any questions.

Check out what we found at last year’s Bioblitz here – https://doncatchment.wordpress.com/2017/08/18/findings-from-the-don-discovery-bioblitz-at-wardsend-cemetery/ 


Bat Walk – Thursday 9th August

Join Alistair McLean, Curator of Natural Sciences at Museums Sheffield, for the annual survey of Daubenton’s Bats along this stretch of the River Don.

The walk will be along a footpath at night so please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear and bring a torch. A limited number of bat detectors will be available for use.

Meet at Wards End Bridge, at the end of Livesey St, Owlerton.

Please follow the link below to book on to this event as there are limited spaces available.


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