Nocturnal Wonders in Wadi Wurrayah

Discover the nighttime behaviors of wildlife in the serene Wadi Wurrayah.

About the Activity

Join us for a unique World Environment Day celebration at the enchanting Wadi Wurrayah in Fujairah. this event offers you the chance to delve into the rich wildlife that thrives under the mountains night sky. Your participation is crucial in gathering valuable data that supports ongoing research through citizen science, helping to preserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of this remarkable region. Experience an event that blends education, hands-on conservation, and community connection as we work together to safeguard environmental treasures for future generations.

No prior experience is necessary, but a reasonable level of fitness is required. Participants should be able to walk 2 km in the wadi and record data using their cellphones. While we welcome volunteers of all ages, this activity is not suitable for babies. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

How long will it take?

3 hours


For more information, please email us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +971585323400.


Please email us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +971585323400

The area of impact it contributes to

The data you help collect will support the expansion of our conservation efforts, and will be used to:

  • Identify species, distribution and important areas for the various life stages of each species
  • Monitor recovery and pressures
  • Investigate how Protected Areas affect populations
  • Data collected around the various species can feed into the National Plans of Action for the conservation of these species and support IUCN red listing efforts
  • Help change people’s attitudes and behaviors towards bats, scorpions and geckos.

This activity supports our objective to:

  • Protect 30% of the UAE’s wild areas by 2030.
  • Make 5,000 new research-grade observations on iNaturalist– that’s 30% more data than we currently have for the UAE on the iNaturalist app.


This event is in collaboration with Fujairah Environmental Authority 


Wadi Wurayah
Event Sponsor
Date & Time
Saturday, 08 June 2024 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Registration closed
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