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Moth Morning

Organiser:  Butterfly Conservation Scotland and Nevis Landscape Partnership


Target Species:  Moths!


Date:  Saturday July 21


Time:  10am till around noon.  


Meeting place:  Voluntary Action Lochaber Offices at An Drochaid, Claggan Road, Fort William, PH33 6PH.  Grid reference NN116742. 


Directions:  If you are travelling to Fort William from the north enter the town on the A82 and turn left onto Claggan Road (signposted to Claggan Industrial Estate, Achintee and Footpath to Ben Nevis).  Then turn right after about 400m onto Achintee Road and then right again after just 20m into the entrance to the car park to An Drochaid.


If you are travelling to Fort William from the south turn right into Claggan Road which lies c150m to the north of the Ben Nevis Centre roundabout.  Then follow the directions above.


Description:  Come and find out more about the fascinating and wonderful world of moths.  We will be checking the contents of moth traps set locally the night before.  All moths caught will be released unharmed.


Approx duration:  2-3 hours depending on how many moths are caught!


What’s needed:  Cool, calm and muggy weather on the night before to ensure a good haul of moths.  


Any other information:  Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival. 


Booking:  To avoid disappointment it is advisable to book as places are limited.  This can be done online at http://www.nevislandscape.co.uk/local/events/ or by contacting Tom (details below).


Leader contact details:  Tom Prescott  Email: tprescott@butterfly-conservation.org


Tel: 01540 661469.  Mob: 07979 785665








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