Discover what lies beneath your feet and learn about different types of soil and worms in this hands on survey. By taking part in this survey, you'll help improve our knowledge of earthworms and the soils they live in – something we know surprisingly little about.

Soil and earthworm survey Valuing nature in parks, Nuns Moor Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. 17 October, 2015 - © OPAL Explore Nature

Project topic: Habitats and species


Discover the world of worms and contribute to valuable research. Earthworms are extremely important and play a vital role in recycling plant nutrients and aerating the soil.

By taking part in this survey, you'll help improve our knowledge of earthworms and the soils they live in – something we know surprisingly little about.

Taking part is simple and fun. Don't worry if you are unable to answer all the questions, your results are still valuable to us even if you don't find any worms!


This page was last updated on 03 Oct 2016

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