Garden Hedgehog Survey

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This project involves surveying your garden with a footprint tunnel or a trail camera for 7 nights in a row between the start of June and the end of September. The method is very simple and can be carried out by families, schools and even work places - as long as you have a garden to survey. You can take part in the survey, whether you think you have hedgehogs in your garden or not.

Instructions for making and using a foot print tunnel and surveying with a trail camera can be downloaded from the links below. There is also the link to submit your results via the quick online form.

If you know already that you have hedgehogs regularly visiting your garden, you can just complete the online survey form to report on them.

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Survey with footprint tunnel

You can easily make your own footprint tracking tunnel to survey your garden for hedgehogs.  Download instructions here.

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Survey with trail camera

If you have your own trail camera you can use it to survey for hedgehogs. Download instructions here.

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Submit survey results 

You can submit the results of your garden survey via this online form. It will only take 5 minutes. Please submit results even if you do not find any hedgehogs in your garden. 

Note: To access this form, users must have a google account.  This is security feature for all google forms that allow users to upload files. If you do not have a google account, please email us and we will send a link to a form without upload capabilities which does not require an account