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    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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    We constantly work to improve NatureSpot and we've been making a lot of changes behind the scenes recently. These may not be immediately obvious but one of the improvements you can see is to the Wild Places section of the site.

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