Next week we are welcoming back Phil the Bugman for a Big Butterfly day at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre.
Everyone is welcome to join us on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 from 10am to 4pm. With Phil’s expert guidance you will learn to identify common Butterflies, monitor their numbers and maintain their habitat. This is a free event and part of our Gwaith Dros Natur – your time for nature project.
Our event falls at the start of the Big butterfly count 2014 which is taking place from Saturday 19 July – Sunday 10 August 2014. The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world’s biggest survey of butterflies. Over 46,000 people took part in 2013, counting 830,000 individual butterflies and day-flying moths across the UK (see the 2013 results).
No experience is necessary, full guidance will be given for all tasks, and all tools and materials will be provided. You just need to have enthusiasm.
We provide tea, coffee and plenty of cake, but please bring your lunch; also bring your wellies and waterproofs just in case!