BioBlitzes – search for wildlife in a race against the clock

What is a BioBlitz?

A BioBlitz is an event where scientists, naturalists and members of the public work together to find as many species as possible within a set location and over a defined time period, for example over 24 hours.

Exploring the seashore at an OPAL BioBlitz

Interested in running your own BioBlitz?

OPAL and the Marine Biological Association (MBA) produced a free BioBlitz guide packed full of useful tips and guidance:

Guide to running a BioBlitz (PDF, 3.32MB)

The Natural History Consortium provides a comprehensive range of resources and information to support those looking to run or take part in a BioBlitz:

Visit the Natural History Consortium

Get involved!

Take part in organised BioBlitzes around the UK and see how many species you can find in your local area.  The Natural History Consortium's BioBlitz events calendar allows you to find events near you throughout the year.