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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 have just been informed about maintenance on Saturday 23rd November 2019 between 0900 and 1500 when all BRC websites including iRecord will not be available. The NatureSpot website will still be here but you will not be able to submit any records and some features of the site will not be working during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, we should be back and running on Saturday evening.


    An introductory course about identifying liverworts and mosses. More...


    Two new books on identifying fungi have been published recently. They're fantastic, but you'll have to dig deep. More...

    BRC Newsletter

    The latest update from the Biological Records Centre has just been published. NatureSpot users may find a number of items of interest (not least, how you're not going to be replaced by A.I any time soon!). Read it or subscribe here


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