Skills for Wildlife: Team Plant & Team Fungi

The Natural History Consortium

Training a new generation of plant enthusiasts to record plants and tell their stories on social media as Bristol and Bath compete with over 160 other cities worldwide in an epic citizen science contest

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Bristol & Bath City Nature Challenge is taking place across the 4 Local Authorities of the West of England (Bristol, Bath & NE Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset) with self led activity and a programme of training and events in locations across the region.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

You can find a mix of free and ticketed, public and private events across the City Nature Challenge long weekend on the Festival of Nature website. Keen explorers/volunteers may want to join one of our pre-challenge training workshops being run throughout April.

You can find out when and where these events are at
https://www.bnhc.org.uk/festival-of-nature-type/city-nature-challenge/

Get in touch

Contact information

Get in touch at [email protected] or follow us on Twitter, instagram or facebook @festofnature | #CNCBristolBath

Photos of the site

iNaturalist training in Bath

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

iNaturalist plant training - UWE

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Storytelling: Plants - training

Thursday, April 11, 2019

BioBlitz at American Museum

Friday, April 26, 2019

Plant recording at Stockwood

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Plant recording - Bishop Knoll

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Plant recording at Stockwood

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Ashton Court Wildflower Walk

Sunday, April 28, 2019

CNC European Winners!

Monday, May 6, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Results from City Nature Challenge in! Bristol & Bath came first in Europe with 22358 observations and 2170 different species recorded! 06/05/2019 - 09:00 1 500 Mixed ages
Joined Woodland Trust at Bishops Knoll to discover and record trees and plants 27/04/2019 - 14:30 16 Mixed ages
Joined Woodland Trust at Bishops Knoll to discover and record trees and plants 27/04/2019 - 13:30 16 Mixed ages
Joined Woodland Trust at Bishops Knoll to discover and record trees and plants 27/04/2019 - 13:30 16 Mixed ages
Joined by Maria Golightly we embarked on a wild plant walk around Ashton Court, recording plants throughout the afternoon 28/04/2019 - 14:30 10 Mixed ages
City Nature Challenge went to Stockwood Green Space and worked with Avon Wildlife Trust to record Plants, Fungi and Lichens 27/04/2019 - 11:15 21 Mixed ages
Bath Naturalists ran a BioBlitz event - finding amazing Orchids, Lichens and Fungi adding to the City Nature Challenge count! 26/04/2019 - 13:15 22 Mostly adults 25+
Zoologist and science communicator Sophie Pavelle ran a session on how to tell stories about plants using social media 11/04/2019 - 17:30 16 20 – 25 years
Expert naturalist and wildlife communicator Ed Drewitt ran a session on how to record plants and fungus using iNaturalist to Bath residents 04/03/2019 - 18:00 12 Mixed ages
The Natural History Consortium Team ran a training workshop in using iNaturalist to students at the University of the West of England 04/03/2019 - 12:00 20 Mostly young people 12-25