Highland Introduction to Moths and Moth Trapping Workshop

Highland Introduction to Moths and Moth Trapping Workshop
Kilchoan Learning Centre, Pier Road, Kilchoan

Organiser: Butterfly Conservation in partnership with West Highland College UHI and Highlife Highland.

Time: 10.30 am

Meeting place: Kilchoan Learning Centre, Pier Road, Kilchoan. If you are travelling from Strontian turn left just after the school onto Pier Road and the Learning Centre is about 200m along the road on the left. It is just 5 minutes walk from Kilchoan pier for anyone coming across from Mull on the ferry. Grid ref NM490636 (OS sheet 47 Tobermory).

Description: The workshop will cover different aspects of moth trapping, identification and recording. Moth traps will be set locally the night before and all moths caught (weather permitting) will be released unharmed the following day. Please bring any photos of mystery moths for identification. The workshop is being funded and run in partnership with West Highland College UHI and Highlife Highland. Tea/coffee and biscuits and maybe even cake will be provided.

Approx duration: The event will finish mid afternoon. What’s needed: Please bring a packed lunch or it is possible to get a bowl of soup at the adjacent community centre.

Any other information: Booking is required and there is a charge of £5 to cover tea/coffee (but not lunch), venue hire and admin etc

To book a place and for more information please contact: Pat Glenday Rural Learning Manager, West Highland College UHI: Tel: 01397 874260, Email: Pat.Glenday.whc@uhi.ac.uk

Leader name: Tom Prescott Leader contact details: Tel: 01540 661469. Mob: 07979 785665 
E-mail: tprescott@butterfly-conservation.org