Highlands & Islands: Micro-moth Workshop

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Highlands & Islands: Micro-moth Workshop
Saturday 24th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Kilmorack, near Beauly

Meeting place:  Kilmorack Village Hall, a red building situated just off the A831 road to Cannich, about three miles from Beauly. Grid ref: NH 493 443 (OS map 26: Inverness & Loch Ness)

Description: An informative workshop about how to search for and identify micro moths. Content will include:

-          Highlighting the resources available to aid in micro-moth ID and the limitation of each resource.

-          Common species found in traps and gardens to look out for and how to identify them.

-          How to identify the family groups, to facilitate the recorder to be comfortable with getting to the species level on their own.

-          Learn and practice techniques for daytime searches.

Approx. duration: Six hours

What’s needed:  Bring a packed lunch, walking shoes and waterproofs. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Any other information:  PLEASE NOTE: BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Please e-mail (or phone) Ross to book your place or to get more details.

Although not technical, this workshop is aimed at people who have some previous knowledge of moths.

Leader name:  Ross McIlwrath

Leader contact details:  email: rmcilwrath@butterfly-conservation.org

Tel: 07727 230 032