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One of the UK’s most highly threatened and unusual beetles has been discovered in a number of new locations in the Cotswolds thanks to an innovative conservation scheme.
In July 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Government would bring forward an Environment Bill. Butterfly Conservation (BC) understand that Defra are working on the draft of the Bill, to cover England and reserved matters in devolved countries, and this will be published before Christmas.
One of Europe’s most threatened butterflies has been discovered breeding on a site in Carmarthenshire where it has not been seen for more than 50 years, Butterfly Conservation (BC) can reveal.
Sunday 24th February 2019, 10.00am-4.00pm
Blackrock Quarry, Clydach SO215125
Work task in conjunction with Usk Conservation and Environment Group, clearing cotoneaster from this important lepidoptera site with superb views.
Thursday 28th February 2019, 12.00am-12.00am
Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands
Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management
Meet 10.00 am at entrance to Median Farm. Grid ref: SN572120. Contact: Richard Smith (0797 781 1404) or George Tordoff (0779 452 1017).
Friday 1st March 2019. Times to be confirmed
Site location to be confirmed.
Site location to be advised, so please contact us for details.
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