Sand Dune BioBlitz – The Towans, Cornwall

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12pm - 12pm

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Join our Cornwall team for a day exploring and recording our dune wildlife at The Towans in celebration of World Sand Dune Day! 

To celebrate World Sand Dune Day we’ll be holding a 24 hour BioBlitz!

Bioblitzes are a great way for us to find and identify as many different plants, animal and fungi species as possible. The information gathered which will then be used to help us better understand the wildlife living in the area, and the best ways to protect them.

All events are free, just drop by and enjoy the day!

Bioblitz schedule:


12pm - Wildlife ramble at Gwithian Towans

1pm - Nature reserve walk at Upton Towans

2pm - Busy bee walk at Gwithian Towans

3pm - Butterfly spotting at St Gothian Sands

4pm - Nature reserve walk at Gwithian Green

5pm - Late bird walk at St Gothian Sands

9pm - Bat detecting at dusk at Gwithian Towans



7am - Early birds & moth traps at Gwithian Green

9am - Check reptile mats at Gwithian Green

10am - Botanical drawing at Gwithian Towans

10am - Spider hunt at Gwithian Towans

10:30am - Wildflower wander at Upton Towans

12pm - BioBlitz ends

A small green, pink and yellow flower.
Gwithian Towans Cornwall Credit Emma Brisdion
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