- 18th May 2015: Nature lovers can now get involved with citizen science across the United Kingdom (PDF, 175KB)
- 24 June 2014: OPAL joins Glasgow's science hub to total 55 partners (PDF, 217KB)
- 7 October 2013: First dataset on freshwater pollutants (PDF, 277KB)
- 13 September 2013: £3m Big Lottery Fund grant (PDF, 301KB)
- 2 September 2013: Tree health survey - one month left (PDF, 295KB)
- 9 May 2013: Tree health survey launch (PDF, 108KB)
- 22 January 2013: Community Environment Report (PDF, 263KB)
- 27 May 2012: Cubs Scout Badge (PDF, 27KB)
- 8 Jun 2011: Bugs Count launches (PDF, 53KB)
- 17 February 2011: Ask your climate change questions (PDF, 22KB)
- 8 September 2010: Biodiversity survey launch (PDF, 146KB)
- 17 June 2010: Biodiversity survey (PDF, 80KB)
- 16 June 2010: NGK winners (PDF, 291KB)
- 12 May 2010: Water survey launch (PDF, 86KB)
- 23 February 2010: Grants Scheme Year 2 (PDF, 70KB)
OPAL Grants Scheme supports more nature societies
- 29 September 2009: Air survey launch (PDF, 63KB)
Look for lichens and help monitor air quality.
- 26 August 2009: Search for seaweed (PDF, 85KB)
The Big Seaweed Search launches this weekend.
- 01 July 2009: A new website for everyone to identify wildlife (PDF, 64KB)
iSpot is a new website to share your nature pictures.
- 10 June 2009: Nature groups to nurture women and children (PDF, 128KB)
Research for OPAL shows natural history societies are popular but need more young people.
- 10 June 2009: Can the female of the species save nature groups? (PDF, 128KB)
Many of the 1,000 natural history organisations in the UK are male-dominated.
- 16 April 2009: Nature detectives needed (PDF, 172KB)
OPAL teams up with National Geographic Kids magazine to get children involved with nature.
- 24 March 2009: Launch of the OPAL web portal (PDF, 79KB)
The new OPAL web portal will accept scientific records on a mass scale from the general public
- 23 March 2009: Soil and earthworm survey launch (PDF, 123KB)
Wildlife presenter Chris Packham helps launch the soil and earthworm survey in Kensington Gardens.
- 25 November 2008: National Press Launch (PDF, 82KB)
Wildlife presenter Steve Leonard helps launch the OPAL project at the Natural History Museum, London.