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Become a citizen scientist with free butterfly identification training from us!

Monday 6th February 2017

Painted lady butterfly ID, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, free trainingPainted lady butterfly, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Learn to survey and record Derbyshire’s beautiful butterflies this summer

These training workshops are designed for volunteers who would like to help us with this important task, and can commit to taking part in our annual butterfly survey programme. On these workshops we will go through both the techniques and methods as well as butterfly ID.

The data collected will feed into national data to determine the state of UK butterfly populations. It will require a time commitment of a half day per month from March to October. No experience is required, you just need to attend one of  our free training sessions on either Monday 6th March from 2pm-4.15pm or Wednesday 8th March from 10am – 12.15pm and we will teach you all you need to know to become a volunteer surveyor.

If you would like to take part, please book on to the course by calling us on 01773 881188. Training sessions will take place at our headquarters, Sandy Hill Park, Main Street, Middleton, Derbyshire, DE4 4LR.