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Wales Nature Week 2021

Wales Nature Week! 29 May - 6 June 2021

Celebrating nature in Wales Nature Week!

Wales Nature Week is coming! An annual celebration of nature featuring the fantastic habitats and species of Wales.

Our virtual set of events commence with a welcome return of the Garden BioBlitz- you can take part across Wales by spotting and sharing nature visitors and residents in your garden. Helpful tips and support from our community of experts will ensure your participation is fun and informative.

The celebration continues with a focus each day on habitat types and the species they support. Brought to you by Local Nature Partnerships in Wales, it’s an opportunity to discover nature on your doorstep, who lives there and how you can help nature by partnering up with your Local NaturePartnership- there’s one in every corner of Wales!

Confirmed events:

29 May - Garden BioBlitz with the Wales’ Local Environmental Record Centres

31 May - Big Nature Quiz with the Wales’ Local Environmental Record Centres

Be sure to check back for further updates

Discover your nature inspiration in Wales, share your stories, experience and enjoy nature!


Due to ongoing restrictions arising from the Covid pandemic we are planning on hosting virtual events across Wales during Wales Nature Week

29th May Garden BioBlitz with the Wales’ Local Environmental Record Centres

From midnight 28th May - midnight 29th May
Celebrate the start of Wales Nature Week and join wildlife recorders to spot species in your garden!


30th May Theme of the day: Woodland and Trees
A day dedicated to our woodlands, hedgerows and urban street trees. Featuring:

  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Woodland bug hunt
  • Celtic Rainforests
  • Tree ID class

Details of events and how you can participate to follow.

Events are subject to change.


31st May Theme of the day: Wetlands
Celebrating our wetland habitats in Wales! Featuring:

  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Magor Marsh- landscape, habitats and species (short film)
  • Damsels, dragons and pond life at Pond life at Llangorse lake (short film)
  • Dragonfly and damselfly Q&A with the British Dragonfly Society
  • WWT Llanelli Wetlands landscape, habitats and species (short film)
  • Pond dip at Silent Valley Nature Reserve, Gwent (short film)
  • 8pm Big Nature Quiz with the Wales’ Local Environmental Record Centres

Details of events and how you can participate to follow. Further events to follow.

Events are subject to change.


1st June Theme of the day: Meadows
Today the focus is on our precious meadow habitats. Featuring:
  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Meadow species virtual walk
  • Community meadow management
Details of events and how you can participate to follow. Further events to follow.

2nd June Theme of the day: Peatlands
Peatland habitats are widespread throughout Wales- today learn more about bogs and mires and their importance for nature and society. Featuring:

  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Snowdonia peatlands project (short film)
  • Lost peatlands project (short film)

Details of events and how you can participate to follow. Further events to follow.


3rd June Theme of the day: Marine & Coastal
Today we focus on our stunning coastal and marine habitats. Featuring:

  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Rockpooling for beginners (short film)
  • Precious sand dune habitats in Wales (short film)

Details of events and how you can participate to follow. Further events to follow.


4th June Theme of the day: Urban

  • Introduction to the day (short film)
  • Urban safari (short film)
  • Green walls (short film)

Details of events and how you can participate to follow. Further events to follow.


5th June Theme of the day: LNP showcase

Celebrating Local Places for Nature Projects across Wales! Local Nature Partnerships are active across the whole of Wales- today we showcase their work and how you can get involved in giving nature a boost in your local area!


6th June: Theme of the day: Well-being and nature
And relax! Nature is wonderful for our well-being. We'll be sharing tips and tricks for you to relax and be inspired by nature and our green spaces.

Comma - Vee Brannovic

Other activities

This year, Wales Nature Week coincides with the following events- even more reason to celebrate Welsh wildlife!

National Botanic Garden Wales nature week events

Family activities at the Centre for Alternative Technology

30 Days Wild 1- 30 June

Springwatch 26 May - 12 June

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