Sunday 12th June 2022, 9:00am-1:00pm

Contact

  • Sue Smith
  • chair@gloucestershire-butterflies.org.uk

51.726116003365, -2.1967294959951

This is part of Stroud Festival of Nature, see https://stroudnature.org/

9.30am – 1:00pm Hobby farm open for exploring. The owners invites you to join them and other organisations in an exploration of the farm’s habitats and wildlife, including meadow, orchard, garden and pond.

9.30am -11.00am We are opening up moth traps that were set the night before. We have previously identified over 100 different species at this site.

10:30am Identifying the special plants in this rare limestone grassland. Family friendly walk through the meadow, with a guide who will inspire enthusiasm to maintain these special places.

11:30am Identify today’s butterflies with an expert, walk the land and see the caterpillar food plants.
Explore the woodland site used by the Forrest School and meander round the mown paths through the wildflower meadow.

Find us at the top of Brewery Lane, Thrupp, Stroud GL5 2EF

Tea, coffee and cakes all day, in aid of charity. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

There is limited street parking (please park sensitively) or park at Stroud Brewery (best to use their overflow car park at Howard Tenens upon entry to Kingfisher Business Park).

Wheel chair access is good for the moth event, but the rest of the land is difficult.