The Big Forest Find at Sneaton Forest

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

Join our Big Forest Find event

UPDATE: Unfortunately due to the rain forecast for evening of Friday 17 May we've had to cancel this event. We hope to reschedule it later in the summer so please keep checking this page for updates. 

Date: 17 May 2019
Event time: 9pm - 11.30pm
Location: May Beck car park (grid reference NZ892024)

Join us for a bat walk, and hep us set small mammal and moth traps and a bat recorder to leave overnight. A follow up session the morning of 18 May between 7 - 8am to collect the moth and mammal traps.

This event is weather dependant and may be cancelled at last minute. Please contact keith.mcsweeney@forestryengland.uk to register your interest..

Please bring a torch, warm clothes, insect repellent and any refreshments.

Start recording on your next visit...

Can't make the event or want to get involved on your next forest adventure? 

  • Download the free iNaturalist app before you visit 
  • In the app join the project Big Forest Find: Sneaton 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

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We're looking for volunteers!

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:
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