Butterfly habitat restoration: 20 October & 2, 4, 10 November

An opportunity to get hands-on to help the iconic Durham Argus butterfly thrive.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Work with rangers to help thin and clear overgrown scrub in clifftop meadows, creating better growing conditions for rock-rose, wild thyme and birdsfoot trefoil, plants vital to Durham Argus butterflies.

This event is part of the Our Coast, Our Wildlife project in partnership with SeaScapes, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The basics

Booking details
Call Booking online only
This event is free, but please book to let the organisers know you are attending.
Suitability
Children welcome, must be accompanied by an adult.
Meeting point
Meet at White Lea Farm, Easington Colliery, Peterlee SR8 3UX
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear.
Accessibility
Involves a short walk to the clifftop meadows and Beacon Hill. Some uneven ground and paths may be muddy in places, depending on weather conditions.
Other
Some simple hand tools will be used during the sessions, with appropriate training given.

Contact Info

Name
Vicky Ward
Email
vicky.ward@durham.gov.uk
Telephone
Call 07909 453860

Upcoming events

Butterfly habitat restoration: 20 October & 2, 4, 10 November

Tue 02 Nov 2021
12:00-14:00
An opportunity to get hands-on to help the iconic Durham Argus butterfly thrive.