Sat, 03 Jun|
St Mary's Church, Risca
Churches Count on Nature
An hour of finding flowers, counting creepy crawlies and identifying wildlife in the churchyard. Suitable for all ages. QR codes will be on display throughout the week for those who would like to be involved in the count but can't make it to the launch.
Time & Location
03 Jun 2023, 15:00 – 16:00
St Mary's Church, Risca, 55 St Mary St, Risca, Newport NP11 6GF, UK
About the event
Churches Count on Nature 2023 is part of Love Your Burial Ground Week, focusing on the brilliant wildlife to be found in churchyards. It is a is a joint initiative promoted by Caring for God’s Acre, the Church of England, the Church in Wales and A Rocha UK.
Over 27,000 wildlife records have been submitted during this dedicated week over the past two years, and many recorders are continuing to submit records through the burial grounds project on iNaturalist UK. Many of the records have been verified and are available to view on https://burialgrounds.nbnatlas.org.