This Friday 13th October as a part of Pollinator Paths Wandsworth project, all invited to a Moth Recording Walk at Putney Heath.
This is a fun mix of citizen science and being outdoors in the city. If you have never seen live moths close up, it’s a great opportunity.
|Poplar Hawk moth in summer|
Timing? Meet 6:30 pm
Start Location? Boyd Court, 101 Carslake Road, Putney SW15 3DD
Activity? We’ll set live moth traps, go for a short evening walk and then return to the traps to see what moths hve been attracted to them.
Then, those that wish to can return to the Green Man Pub nearby to continue the discussion.
Clothing? We’ll be working and walking on the Heath at dusk, so wear appropriate shoes. You could bring a torch.
Who is this for? Anyone interested, including children of course. Have they seen live moths close up?
Organisers & info? Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll be guided by David Howden from London Natural History Society and hosted by Putney Community Garden representatives.
Moth Night is the annual national celebration of moth recording organised by Atropos and Butterfly Conservation, with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public.
Come and enjoy getting close to moths – and many of us are not aware that moths are significant pollinators. Time to change that!
Let’s learn more and help promote those great pollinators together.
More info about the the Pollinator Paths Wandsworth project – click here.