An evening exploring one of the most delightful areas of Yorkshire where life runs at a different pace and nature steps back in time. From the craggy heights of Whitcliffe above Swaledale to the near wild moorland; Catherine Jones has a unique perspective on this wonderful mixed landscape. Catherine, who was previously a botanist and has always been passionate about butterflies and moths, is fascinated by the unique, often hidden, flora and fauna of this ancient valley.
Monday 26th April 7.30pm 'Discovering Yorkshire's Butterflies' with Nick Hall
Wednesday 14th April 7.30pm : 'The Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths' with Zoe Randle
The Journey to and key findings of the Atlas of Britain and Ireland’s Larger Moths" with BC's head of recording Zoë Randle. Zoë describes the journey to the publication of this landmark publication and the key findings of the work.
Monday 29th March 7.30pm: 'Becoming a UKBMS Transect Recorder' with Dr. Terry Crawford
If your thinking about becoming a transect recorder or taking on a WCBS square or just need to hone your skills ready for the new season you will find this useful. Terry leads you through the fundamentals of the Pollard Walk, judging minimum conditions to walk and species ID's, concentrating on the tricky ones to tell apart. Designing a Transect and data entry into UKBMS is also covered.
Below are the PowerPoint presentations that Terry has kindly allowed to be shared with everyone..
Monday 22nd March 7.30pm: Yorkshire UKBMS Transect Recorder Annual Meet-up with YBC and YWT
Thursday 25th February : Introduction to Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation
Our first online event was special; held to allow our members to meet those closely involved with helping conserve Yorkshire's species and key people within our branch, including committee members, recorders, and BC regional staff and he ar what they are involved in. BC Yorkshire wants to ensure we are doing the best possible job for our members, as well as our butterflies If you watch our video we do want to know what you think of our efforts so email firstname.lastname@example.org
23rd February: 'The Dark Skies Festival' : 'The Dark side of Street Lighting' with Dr Callum Macgregor
11th February: YNU online meeting : 'Movement north of Brown Argus' with Dr Martin Partridge
Hear the radio interview with Martin talking about the movement of Brown Argus on Radio Leeds