Dorset: Midsummer On Broadcroft Quarry Reserve

Dorset: Midsummer On Broadcroft Quarry Reserve
Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd June 2014, 7.00pm-1.00pm
Portland

Saturday 7.00 pm  Barbecue and Moth Trapping.  This is a coastal limestone habitat which could have additional species by way of migrants if conditions are favourable.  Camping facilities are available for anyone who would like to stay overnight – bring tent, sleeping bag, eating utensils etc and food and drink to share.

Sunday  9.00 am  Moths - Analysis of last night's catch in moth traps at Broadcroft Reserve with refreshments at 10.30 am.
11.00 am to 1.00 pm approx   Guided walk - Broadcroft Quarry was the county's first Butterfly Reserve.  An impressive colony of Silver-studded Blues can be found in this quarry reserve. 

For Broadcroft Quarry Reserve, turn left off Easton Road onto Grove Road and about 100 yards on the right is a track (opposite Portland Football Club) which leads to the car park, map reference SY 695 723.

Contact is Nigel Spring on 01963 23559 or 07981 776767, or email nigelspring@yahoo.co.uk