Learn all about the Marsh fritillary surveying technique of Web Counting along with the habitats this iconic butterfly needs for survival.
A follow up field session to compliment our Marsh fritillary zoom talk and a chance to look at the habitat requirements for this iconic butterfly and the management techniques to create and restore suitable habitat. We'll also carry out a Web Survey and see the Marsh fritillary in its larval / caterpillar stage.
This event will be outdoors and numbers will be limited. A distance of around 1 mile will be walked, including a steep bank.
Bring food, drink, suitable clothing & footwear - Strong soled boots (or wellies if wet) are needed.
Start 10:30am finish 3pm. Meet at Gwaun Cae Gurwen, with parking in the lay-by. SA18 1NZ, SN70312 11208 with a short walk to the field.
This event is one of a series BIS are running to promote the wildlife that makes its home within the Brecon Beacons National Park (BBNP) and is thanks to funding from the Brecon Beacons National Park and CLIF bar. Although its focus is on the BBNP and promoting wildlife to individuals and communities within the Park the topics covered will be equally valid across Wales and the UK.