Take part

If you're interested in exploring the natural world, there are many ways to take part.

Outdoor activities for kids

Try these no-preparation activities, perfect for small or large spaces

Identifying plants, animals, rocks and fossils

Highlighted guide - UK rock types

This beginner's guide to identifying UK rock types explains the processes of rock formation and features a hand-specimen guide with examples of rock samples.

Take action for nature

Highlighted activity - Do your bit for nature

Biodiversity is connected to almost every aspect of our lives, but it needs our help. Small actions can make a big difference.

Exploring the nature around you

Outdoor activities for kids

Try these no-preparation activities, perfect for small or large spaces

Youth Worker Toolkit

This free downloadable toolkit lists activities and ideas that you can use with young people to explore nature in cities.

Try this at home

A range of nature-themed activities and crafts you can do in and around your home.

Develop your natural history skills and interests

Take advantage of our Centre for UK Biodiversity's staff, facilities and resources. Bring in your finds to be identified, or book space to study and photograph our collections of UK species.

Magical mystery nature tour

Boost your family's wellbeing with this self-led nature walk and activities that can be used in any park or green space.

Digital nature journal

Whatever you've seen, our digital nature journal gives you a free and easy way to keep track of it all.