Start Date: 2nd May 2017, 11:00
End Date: 2nd May 2017, 16:00
Recording Butterflies in the Dearne Valley and Launch of the Barnsley Butterfly Atlas
Led by Sorby Invertebrate group (SIG) in partnership with the DVLP this workshop is aimed at anyone with an interest in Dearne Valley and Barnsley butterflies.We will be looking at the identification and habits of our local species, followed by sessions on how to record butterflies and contribute to the new Barnsley Butterfly Atlas project. Their will be various speakers throughout the session, including interactive talks on survey and ID in the local area, equipping volunteers with new skills to contribute to the on-going atlas, or brush up on local butterfly distribution.
A suitable workshop for beginners and those with a little experience. The Workshop is FREE but booking is essential, please contact us below to reserve your place.
(N.E Wildlife, 2017)
Locations in the Dearne
This event can be found at the following locations:
The former site of Monk Bretton Colliery, now a reclaimed brownfield site and haven for wildlife. The site is open mosaic habitat, including a variety of…
West Haigh Woods
West Haigh Woods is a large ancient woodland area located near Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire.
Phoenix Park is an area of community woodland area nestled between the towns of Goldthorpe and Thurnscoe in South Yorkshire.
Elsecar Heritage Centre
The Elsecar Heritage Centre is a family attraction located in the village of Elsecar, South Yorkshire.
Worsbrough Mill and Reservoir
Worsbrough Mill is a working 17th century water mill located in a 240 acre Country Park in Worsbrough, South Yorkshire.
RSPB Old Moor
The Old Moor is a nature reserve maintained and operated by the RSPB located in the heart of the Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire.
Monk Bretton Priory
Located in the village of Lundwood, Monk Bretton Priory is a Grade I listed ancient monument site.
Barnsley Main Colliery, Barnsley
The Barnsley Main Colliery is the remains of large deep mining site located in the Barnsley area in South Yorkshire.
Wombwell Wood, Wombwell
Wombwell Wood is an ancient semi-natural broadleaf woodland located in the Wobwell, South Yorkshire.