Highlands And Islands: A Morning Of Moths - Intro To Moths & Moth Trapping Course

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Highlands And Islands: A Morning Of Moths - Intro To Moths & Moth Trapping Course
Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 9.30am-2.30pm
RSPB Insh Marshes, near Kingussie

Meeting place: RSPB Insh Marshes reserve car park. Half a mile past Ruthven Barracks on the B970 Kingussie to Insh road. Grid Ref: NH 773999

Description: This is a beginners’ introduction to moths course, covering identification of moths along with techniques and equipment involved in surveying and monitoring moths. We will look through moth traps run the night before.

Approx. duration: 3 to 4 hours

What’s needed: Midge repellent.

Any other information: BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL through the Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Tel: 01540 662420 or email:  learning@clp-online.net.

Please note: there is a charge for this event: Adults £12.50    RSPB Members £10

Leader name: Pete Moore

Leader contact details: Tel: 07866 578079 email: pete.moore@rspb.org.uk

This event is taking place during our Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world. Why not download an ID chart and take part in a 15-minute count during the event, which runs from 14 July - 6 August? The results help us see how butterflies are faring across the UK.