Below you will find details of the MMG’s next mothing event, which is on Saturday 8 September at Caerbwla Nature Reserve.
Our hosts for the evening are Mike & Sylvia Backhouse who own this wonderful 43 acre nature reserve. Moth trapping at this site has been very limited over the years so there is this event gives us a great opportunity to add to the site species list, so please come along and join us for a fun filled and interesting evening of mothing.
The event details are:-
Date: 8 September 2012.
Venue: Caerbwla Nature Reserve.
Meet time: 7:15 pm on site.
Directions: from the A470 take the Llanerfyl road from Talerddig. Caerbwla is 8.7 miles along this road, on the left hand side. From the A458 at Llanerfyl, turn down the Talerddig road and Caerbwla is 2.5 miles on the right.
Map reference: SJ006082.
Target species The autumn sallow species.
Montgomeryshire Moth Group (MMG) is an independent voluntary group of people interested in moths. All ages are welcome, beginners or experts.
This year all the events are light trapping events. We set up the light traps at dusk to attract moths and then release them after identification.
You are welcome to join us for as much of the evening as suits you, we are likely to stay for several hours. However, in case of cancellation, in poor weather or unforeseen circumstances, always ring or e-mail to check the event is on before joining us. Please bring a touch and suitable clothing
Please note that some sites are not easy to find, so please make sure that you know where the venue is before you set off.
Hope to see some of you at the event.
All the best,