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The survey begins!

Carrying out the soil surveyThe soil and earthworm survey has begun. You can now take part in one of the nation’s biggest public nature surveys and learn all about earthworms and the world they live in.

Your results will help scientists build a national record of earthworm populations and soil types across England.


Help save our bees

BumblebeeWith the OPAL soil and earthworm survey drawing closer, find out about another campaign that will benefit our garden wildlife.

As part of National Science and Engineering Week 2009, a national campaign is being launched to save our bees.

Join us at our launch events this weekend (6/7 Dec)

Children at a spider workshopThis weekend, we are celebrating the launch of OPAL with a range of fun activities in York, Mansfield, Plymouth and London, where you can discover more about the natural world around you.

Saturday 6 December 2008
Wild about woods - Plymouth
Winter wildlife fun day - Mansfield



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