Lancashire branch Butterfly Conservation Members Day and AGM

Venue: Ainsdale Sand Dunes National Nature Reserve

Re-arranged to Sunday 7th October 2018 from 10am - 3.30pm.

Location: halfway between Ainsdale and Formby with parking on site – meet at the centre building*.



10.00-10.15 Meet/coffee/register

10.15-11.00 Open moth traps/photography with Ron Moyes.

11.00-11.30 Presentation on BC’s 50th anniversary by Chris Winnick.

11.30-11.45 Coffee break.

11.45-12.30 Presentation on ‘Invertebrates of the Sefton Coast’ by author and local expert Phil Smith.

12.30- 13.15 Brief AGM followed by lunch.

13.15-15.30 Guided walk around parts of the butterfly transect and other sites with local author Phil Smith. 


Note: If wet weather part of the outdoor programme will be moved indoors and will be subject to change.


All members of Lancashire Butterfly Conservation together with their guests are welcome to attend. There is no charge for this event.  For further information contact Chris - email or call 01539 728254.


*From the A565 [Formby by-pass/Liverpool Road] turn on to the NCN62 Coast Road. After about a quarter of a mile and almost immediately over the rail bridge turn left onto a single track tarmac road.  The gate should be open. Ignore the 'no entry' sign!  Follow for 200-300m then turn right and after another 200m turn right [just before the private house] and park in the NNR staff carpark.  DO NOT park to the left [private house]. Grid reference: SD 301 111.