Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

    Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

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    Woodhouse Bioblitz 2 in Woodhouse & Woodhouse Eaves

    The Hammond Arboretum, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7JG


    Bloody Oaks Quarry Nature Reserve, East Leics.

    Grid ref: SK 970108, (nearest postcode PE9 4AH).


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