Community Science wildlife surveys

As a wildlife surveyor you will assist the Partnership in collecting long-term information about a variety of species found in the uplands via our Community Science surveys.

There are four citizen science surveys which you can take part in - Bumblebees, Sphagnum Moss, 'Buds, Berries and Leaves' and 'Tails of the Uplands'. 

You do not need to fill in an application in order to take part - all the information you need is readily downloadable from our Community Science webpages.

Surveys should be conducted independently on a regular basis - you will need to manage your own schedule.

If required, training can be provided by other volunteers to allow you to develop your knowledge of species identification and survey method.

Bilberry Bumblebee

Once trained, you will be required to schedule and conduct your surveys independently and submit your results.

• Training provided if needed.
• Own transport would be advantageous but not a requirement.

This role is ideal for someone with a passion for wildlife, commitment to moorland conservation and willingness to learn.

Skills gained: This is an opportunity to develop your knowledge about the areas in which Moors for the Future Partnership works - and in particular some of the groups of wildlife found in the Peak District and South Pennine Moors. Species identification skills, and survey method skills - the ability to follow a set protocol. Self motivation and organisation.