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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Field Meeting at Hackpen Hill

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30

A walk in search of various butterflies and day-flying moths. There are steep slopes requiring suitable footwear.

Meet at Sparsholt Firs on the Ridgeway by the B4001 (grid ref SU344850) .

Leaders Mike & Gillian Taylor tel: 01235 751646.

Did you know?


Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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