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Moth evening at Jesmond Dene

Monday 24 July 9.00pm – 11.30pm

Trapping will take place in an area of varied habitat with a river, a pond, trees and a wild flower area. Interesting species that have been recorded in the vicinity include the Old Lady, Mormo maura, with just 66 county records. Meet at Ouseburn Parks Visitor Centre, Red Walk, NE7 7BQ Grid reference: NZ261662.

A partnership event between NHSN, the Friends of Jesmond Dene and Newcastle Parks and Countryside Service and is led by Tom Tams, County Moth Recorder, Mike Cook, Garden Moth Scheme and Sarah Capes, Ranger.

Please bring a torch, use either insect repellent or a midge net and wear sturdy footwear. There is deep water in the vicinity. This event is not suitable for young children.

Book a place on 0191 281 2082 or parks&countryside@newcastle.gov.uk.