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Butterflies and Bees Identification Morning
Butterflies and Bees Identification Morning

Sun, 31 Jul


RSPB Medmerry (Earnley car park)

Butterflies and Bees Identification Morning

Join me for a walk among the wildflowers to inspire your butterfly and bee spotting skills and build some confidence in identifying common species! 🐝🦋 We'll focus on the lifecycles, behaviour and ecology of these special pollinators including identifying the flowers they are feeding on.

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Time & Location

31 Jul 2022, 09:30 – 11:30

RSPB Medmerry (Earnley car park), Earnley, Chichester PO20 7JN, UK

About the Event

Medmerry is one of Europe's largest coastal realignment schemes. In the summer its fields are bordered with swards of wildflowers 🌸🌼 Join me for a morning identification session to spot butterflies and bees around the reserve. You'll learn how to identify common species and discover which wildflowers are their favourites. (There's plenty of coastal, estuarine and farmland birds to spot, too!)

Suitable for adults from 12+. Under 18s must be supervised by an adult. 🐕 Dogs on leads are very welcome though please do not bring them if it is a hot day.

(If you want a more in-depth workshop about bumblebee ecology, lifecycle and how to identify all our common species, one of my Beginner's Bumblebee Workshops would be ideal!)

How to get there: Meet at the free RSPB car park in Earnley, on Drove Lane. To see it on a map click here.

How to book: Select the number of attendees below and pay online. Or email me to book your space and pay via bank transfer.

What to bring: Sturdy boots, suncream, water, hand sanitiser. If you have a bug net/lens/pot please bring these, otherwise I have things to share around (all will be sanitised).

What if it rains? The event will be rescheduled and you will be notified 24 hours before via email.

About the tutor: Hi, I'm Emily. I'm a freelance ecologist, I work for Bumblebee Conservation Trust and hold a BSc in Wildlife Conservation and a post-grad certificate in Ecological Consultancy. I began teaching wildlife workshops in 2019 and my approach has always been fun, informal and effective for students who wish to foster a deeper connection with nature. I have a soft-spot for bumblebees, solitary bees, butterflies, bats, trees and wildflowers. I am a friendly and welcoming teacher who loves to share my passion for nature through engaging, outdoor learning.


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