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  • Lime Hawk Moth

    FRI 9 MAY

    Moth Night

    Attenborough Nature Reserve, Between Beeston and Long Eaton

    Run by: Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

    To celebrate the end of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's 50th Anniversary celebrations, Attenborough Nature Reserve is holding a Weeken…

  • A Lime Hawk moth at Shandy Hall

    FRI 25 APR

    Moth Trapping and Identification Evening

    Shandy Hall, York

    Run by: The Laurence Sterne Trust

    Come and learn more about these beautiful but rarely seen creatures when moths caught the previous night will be identified and release…

  • Elephant hawk moth

    SAT 26 APR

    Mothing at Ravensroost Wood Nature Reserve

    Ravensroost Wood and Meadow, Brinkworth

    Run by: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

    Marc Taylor sets up a moth trapping session in this rich woodland habitat and identifies the moths caught, giving hints on how to ident…

  • Moths and butterflies

    FRI 1 AUG

    Moths on the Moors

    Danby, The Moors National Park Centre, Whitby

    Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

    Drop in during the morning to join moth expert Graham Featherstone and inspect the catch from an overnight moth trap - be there at 10:3…

  • Children examining mud monsters

    THU 29 MAY

    Mud Monsters

    Danby, The Moors National Park Centre, Whitby

    Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

    Search for minibeasts in the grounds and then use them to inspire you to create your very own monsters from mud. You can leave your mon…

  • Curlew in mud

    MON 18 AUG

    Mud-dipping in Morecambe Bay

    Morecambe Marine Road Promenade, Morecambe

    Run by: The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside

    Come and join us for a family-friendly introduction to the bird life of Morecambe Bay and get stuck into the mud to find the creatures …

  • Dragonfly

    FRI 11 JUL

    Muir of Ord Lochans Pond Dipping: Weird Wonders and Other Wonderful Wrigglers

    Lily Loch, Highland

    Run by: The Highland Council

    Come pond dipping in the lochan for pond skaters, backswimmers and dragonfly larvae. What do they get up to and who do they like to eat…

  • Common spotted orchid

    WED 18 JUN


    National Gardens Scheme Open Day at Pentwyn Farm

    Pentwyn Farm SSSI, Monmouth

    Run by: Gwent Wildlife Trust

    Annette Murray hosts a visit to Pentwyn Farm's Wild garden.

  • Tansy Beetle

    SAT 28 JUN

    National Insect Week Big Bug Count

    Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster

    Run by: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us at Potteric Carr as we celebrate National Insect Week by trying to catch and count as many mini-beasts as possible in 2 hours!

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