This course is aimed at people who are interested in volunteering to take part in butterfly monitoring in Essex as part of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme. The course will cover butterfly ecology, identification of common UK species and butterfly surveying using the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme methodology. The course will also include an opportunity to undertake a butterfly transect around Abbotts Hall, weather permitting. This course is run by Lorna Shaw MCIEEM, Biological Records Officer at Essex Wildlife Trust. Lorna also runs the Essex Wildlife Trust Biological Records centre.
By Road: FOLLOW THE B1025 (MERSEA ROAD) ROAD OUT OF COLCHESTER TOWN. WHEN YOU REACH ABBERTON TURN RIGHT ONTO LAYER ROAD THEN LEFT ONTO PELDON ROAD. ONCE YOU REACH PELDON TURN LEFT ONTO MALTING ROAD AND CONTINUE ONTO CHURCH RD. TURN RIGHT ONTO WIGBOROUGH ROAD AND CONTINUE ONTO PELDON ROAD AND FINALLY ONTO MALDON. ABBOTTS HALL FARM IS ON YOUR LEFT.