Highlands Allt Mhuic Butterfly Conservation Reserve – Tenth Anniversary

Highlands Allt Mhuic Butterfly Conservation Reserve – Tenth Anniversary
Grid ref: NN 121912 (OS sheet 34 Fort Augustus)

Organiser: BC Highland Branch

Target Species: Chequered Skipper & Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Time: 11 am

Meeting place: Allt Mhuic reserve car-park on the north shore of Loch Arkaig, along a narrow single-track road six miles west of Clunes. Grid ref: NN 121912 (OS sheet 34 Fort Augustus).

Description: A two mile walk along the reserve trail, hopefully in sunshine(!), to look for butterflies. If the weather is not suitable for butterflies there will be a moth trap to look through, run on site the previous night. Allt Mhuic was Butterfly Conservation’s first Scottish reserve and was opened on June 2nd 2003.

Approx duration: Depends on the weather.

What’s needed: Packed lunch and stout walking shoes.

Leader name: Pete Moore Leader contact details: Tel: 01479 872261. Mobile 07866 578079. 
E-mail: theconfused@btinternet.com.