Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Mothing and bat event at Dolforwyn Woods, Saturday 13 July

Hello Everyone,

Below are the details of MMG’s (Montgomeryshire Moth Group) forthcoming mothing event which is this Saturday at Dolforwyn Woods near Newtown. The event is being jointly hosted by the MMG, who will be running several moth traps throughout the evening and the MWT who will be doing a bat walk at dusk. So please come along and enjoy a great natural history evening of bats and moths.  

Full event details are:-

Venue: Dolforwyn Woods
Event Date: 13 July 2013
Event time: 8:30 onwards.
Directions: Going north on the A483 from Newtown to Welshpool you will see two signposts for Abermule on the right hand side of the road. Directly after the second signpost take the first left turn, signposted for Dolforwyn Castle. Dolforwyn Hotel is visible as you turn up this lane. Go straight on and follow the lane as it curves right for about 300yds. The reserve track is on the right. Follow the track for about 400yds until you reach a parking
Grid Reference: SO158956.

Montgomeryshire Moth Group (MMG) is an independent voluntary group of people interested in moths. All ages are welcome to attend events whether experts or beginners.

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 that suits you, we are likely to stay for several hours. However, in case of cancellation, due to 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 you know where the venue is before you set off.

All the best,


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