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May
3
Wed
The Emperor’s New Clothes @ Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Emperor's New Clothes @ Low Barns Nature Reserve

A survey with a twist; Pheromone lures will be used in this original survey of one of Britain’s most striking day flying moth species. Emperor moths are common throughout Britain, and are most common on upland moors where heather is a favoured food plant of the moth larvae. Working in partnership with Butterfly Conservation, Durham wildlife Trust will be conducting a public led volunteer survey to gather information on this species distribution and conservation in the Durham area; Giving you the unique opportunity to get closer to the Emperor moth whilst contributing towards the conservation of the colourful moth.
JOIN US: May 3rd @ Low Barns with a site visit to a DWT heathland site (11am Start, 3pm Finish), May 6th @ Low Barns with a site visit to a DWT heathland site (11am Start, 3pm Finish) BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Image – Jean Pierre Hamon


May
6
Sat
The Emperor’s New Clothes @ Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Emperor's New Clothes @ Low Barns Nature Reserve

A survey with a twist; Pheromone lures will be used in this original survey of one of Britain’s most striking day flying moth species. Emperor moths are common throughout Britain, and are most common on upland moors where heather is a favoured food plant of the moth larvae. Working in partnership with Butterfly Conservation, Durham wildlife Trust will be conducting a public led volunteer survey to gather information on this species distribution and conservation in the Durham area; Giving you the unique opportunity to get closer to the Emperor moth whilst contributing towards the conservation of the colourful moth.
JOIN US: May 3rd @ Low Barns with a site visit to a DWT heathland site (11am Start, 3pm Finish), May 6th @ Low Barns with a site visit to a DWT heathland site (11am Start, 3pm Finish) BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Image – Jean Pierre Hamon