OPAL Surveys

OPAL is running surveys across the UK to learn more about the state of our environment, and we’d like everyone to get involved. The surveys explore the health of our soils and trees, the quality of our air and water, the distribution of invertebrates, and the importance of hedges. We provide easy-to-follow survey instructions, straightforward ID guides and support from our community scientists across the UK.

Scope:
The surveys explore the health of our soils and trees, the quality of our air and water, the distribution of invertebrates, and the importance of hedges.
Taxonomy:
Variety of survey categories
Habitat:
Variety of categories depending on chosen survey
Country:
UK wide
Region:
UK wide
Organisations:
The Open Air Laboratories (OPAL)
Funding body:
OPAL is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and accredited by LWEC (Living with Environmental Change).
Contact:
Online form
How to take part:
Sightings can be submitted all year.

How to get involved

Access a list of surveys to participate in here: http://www.opalexplorenature.org/surveys. Including the following surveys: Air Quality, Soil & Earthworms, Water Quality, Biodiversity, Climate Survey, Bugs Survey, Tree Health Survey.

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