Take Action for Wildlife: Moth Survey at Poole Farm

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  • Poole Farm, Rydal Close, Plymouth PL6 8TR

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Join Green Minds and Devon Moth Group at Poole Farm at the heart of Derriford Community Park to explore the amazing world of moths! Find out how to set up light traps, identify moths and learn about the important role they play, and how you can help them at home.

Devon Biodiversity Records Centre Community Ecologist Jess Smallcombe and members of Devon Moth Group are running this survey as part of the Take Action For Wildlife series of citizen science training events. Local experts will be on hand to help with identification of the species caught and the moths will be recorded as part of the Green Minds Project.

Visit the Eventbrite web page for further details and to register your place.

About Green Minds

Green Minds is an Urban Innovative Actions (UIC) funded project which aims to better connect people to green and blue spaces within and around the city of Plymouth.

This innovative project is led by Plymouth City Council’s Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Department in collaboration with a range of local stakeholders including the University of Plymouth, Real Ideas Organisation, Plymouth College of Art, Devon Wildlife Trust, The Data Place and the National Trust. The project aims to improve the quality and condition of green and blue infrastructure. It also aims to positively enhance people’s interaction and involvement in these spaces, recognising that spending time in green and blue spaces has positive health and wellbeing benefits.

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