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Montgomeryshire Moth Group Events 2023

An evening of moth trapping - all welcome, beginners or experts. All events are free. We will set up lights at dusk to attract moths and then release them after identifying and recording them. You are welcome to join us for as much of the evening as suits you. Ideal to find out more about the moths of Montgomeryshire and also to get photos of moths. Events may be disrupted by bad weather therefore please check before setting off.

Please do not attend if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of Covid19.

Bring a torch & warm clothes, and wear suitable shoes.  Some sites may not be easy to find, especially in the dark, so please make sure that you know where the venue is before you set off.   Whilst we will endeavour to make each event as safe as possible, you attend at your own risk.

Sunday 30 April – Llanymynech day time event looking for butterflies with Simon Spencer  2pm
Llanymynech Rocks Reserve Butterfly Walk Sunday 30th April Meet at 2.00PM  
Meet in the Shropshire Wildlife Trust car park at the end of Underhill Lane Pant SJ271219  entrance 100m SW of Cross Guns Pub where there is additional parking.

Saturday 13 May –   Llanfyllin Workhouse 7:30pm onwards . Grid ref: SJ149186

Swifts, Bats and moths in Llanfyllin.  Joint event with Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

Saturday 17 June     - Llyn Coed y Dinas (MWT Reserve) from 9:30 pm
Just off the Welshpool bypass, SY21 8RP
OS Map Reference: SJ223052

Friday 7 July.  Gerddi Bro Dyfi Gardens, Machynlleth from 9:30pm onwards
This event will be part of the Gerddi Bro Dyfi Bio Blitz weekend.  Note this is a Friday night event
Postcode SY20 8ER  Parking by The Plas and follow the signs into the gardens behind The Plas.

Saturday 26 August.  Glaslyn Lake from 9pm onwards
Grid Ref SN837952
The reserve lies off the minor road between the B4518 near Staylittle and the A489 at Machynlleth, Aberhosan, Powys, SY20 8RE

Saturday 30 September. Powis Castle CANCELLED

Saturday 21 October. Pendugwm Woods, Pontrobert from 9pm
Ancient Wild Wood.  Park in the small car park, at the bottom of the track, opposite the farm.  Grid Reference SJ103143, Pontrobert  SY22 5JF
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