If you're interested in exploring the natural world, there are many ways to take part.
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.
Develop your natural history skills and interests
Take advantage of our Centre for UK Nature's staff, facilities and resources. Bring in your finds to be identified, or book space to study and photograph our collections of UK species.