Record your churchyard wildlife for a Europe-wide survey
Christian Ecology Link is inviting individuals and church groups to complete a questionnaire ...
Christian Ecology Link is inviting individuals and church groups to complete a questionnaire as part of a Europe-wide Churchyard Wildlife Survey.
Dr Judith Allinson, a botanist from Yorkshire who is co-ordinating the questionnaire in the UK says: "Even if you only have a small inner city church, there are likely to be weeds on the pavement outside. As the Bible says, God sees the tiny sparrow fall. If you don’t know the names of the weeds invite a local naturalist to help, or visit www.ispot.org.uk.
" Running a wildlife survey event in your local churchyard is a good way of learning about wildlife. Sometimes churchyards provide an area of greenery in otherwise built up areas.Taking part in this survey will encourage people to look more closely at things they otherwise pass by week by week."
The survey form can be downloaded from http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/archives/4999