Introduction to garden moths

Learn all about moth trapping and how you can identify these beautiful garden creatures.

  • Booking essential

This is an opportunity to meet our Ecology Volunteers and learn more about garden moths. Moth traps will be set the night before and the moths examined during the session. The Ecology team will teach you the basics of moth trapping and explain what equipment and books may be of help. The team will also explain how you can help monitor wildlife by submitting the data you collect.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01305 262366
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Other
£5 per person including normal admission charge. Booking required by email hardyscottage@nationaltrust.org.uk

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 July 2019 09:00 - 11:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hardy's Cottage
Email
hardyscottage@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01305 262366

Upcoming events

Introduction to garden moths

Fri 05 Jul 2019
09:00-11:00
Learn all about moth trapping and how you can identify these beautiful garden creatures.

Woodland Poetry Walk

Tue 09 Jul 2019
13:00-13:45
Explore the landscape of Thomas Hardy's imagination in this guided walk through Thorncombe Woods. The walk includes poetry and novel extracts along the way linked to Hardy’s landscape.

Biodiversity Day

Fri 26 Jul 2019
11:00-14:00
Come along to Hardy's Cottage and meet our team of Volunteer Ecologists. They will be here to explain what valuable work they do for our wildlife and show us some nature highlights from Hardy's garden and orchard.

Tim Laycock's Tuneful Stories

Fri 27 Sep 2019
13:00-16:00
Tim Laycock's Tuneful Stories, bringing the Hardy family home to life with stories, folklore and tunes.

Autumn Apples

Tue 01 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Join us in October and November to celebrate Dorset’s favourite fruit, the apple. The apples in Hardy’s orchard will be ripe and ready for harvesting.

Tuneful Stories with Tim Laycock

Fri 18 Oct 2019
13:00-16:00
Tim Laycock's Tuneful Stories, bringing the Hardy family home to life with stories, folklore and tunes.