Your findings will help us protect and provide habitats, now and in the future. Whether you're a seasoned naturalist or a family of enthusiasts, it's easy to take part.

Join our event

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August between 10am - 3pm

Come along and take part in our free activity over the August Bank Holiday weekend! Our Big Forest Find co-ordinator will be on hand to help you find the best places to look and to help you to identify the plants and animals you have discovered.

Start recording on your next visit...

  • Download the free iNaturalist app before you visit 
  • In the app join the project Big Forest Find: Kielder Forest
  • Discover and record wildlife through the app on your next visit

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You can create records without having 4G or Wi-Fi in the forest. Download our full user guide and top tips

Click here for facilities and access information. 

We're looking for volunteers!

Kielder Water and Forest Park, Kielder, NE48 1ER
We're looking for naturalists, facilitators and data enthusiasts to play a key part in our project.

Find out more about the different roles available: