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Churches Count on Nature 5-13th June 2021

Posted On: 23 Jul 2021   |   Posted By: Milton Keynes Natural History Society

St Lawrence's, Church Stretton, Shropshire
Jenny Mercer has drawn our attention to the following event which will take place from Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th June.
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This is a citizen-science event covering churchyards across the England and Wales. The project will see communities and visitors making a note of the animals, birds, insects, or fungi in their local churchyard. Their data will then be collated on the National Biodiversity Network .
More information about the event and how to register can be found here:
Do you have a local churchyard that you could survey as part of this event?
We are hoping that Jenny will be able to lead a Society walk on 20th July to record the diversity of Holy Trinity Churchyard in Old Wolverton as a follow up to this week (a bit late but this shouldn't be a problem). Our President Roy Maycock surveyed the flora of the best 10% of all the churchyards in Buckinghamshire quite a few years ago now...

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