Developing surveys: A nest egg for nest records

Dilys Breese helped unlock the potential of the Nest Record Scheme

Dilys Breese helped unlock the
potential of the Nest Record Scheme

Throughout her career as a natural history broadcaster on both radio and television, Dilys Breese was passionate in her desire to involve amateurs in conservation.

For her, it was not simply enough to observe wildlife – we should be actively involved in safeguarding it for future generations. Given her desire to bridge the gap between amateur and professional conservationists, the Nest Record Scheme, a survey which is accessible to everyone, everywhere, without the need for expensive equipment, seemed a fitting recipient of Dilys’ support.

With her help, we have been able to undertake a series of improvements aimed at recruiting new nest recorders and developing their skills, while also providing more support to existing volunteers.

Read more about how this contribution has helped our work in a feature article 
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