This Saturday the MMG (Montgomeryshire Moth Group) and the MWT are holding a joint ‘mothing and bat evening event at Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve, just north of Newtown. The event is also being held on Butterfly Conservation’s ‘Moth Night’ weekend and this year the theme is ‘Hawk-moths, and hopefully the current mild weather will continue we will record a species of these splendid moths. So please come along and join us for what promises to be a terrific evening’s mothing at this superb woodland site.
Full event details are:-
Venue: Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve
Event Date: Saturday 11th June
Target Species: Hawk-moths
Event Time: 8:30 onwards, at the reserve car park.
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 area.
Grid Reference: SO158956
All the best