Nature Live Online: Brilliant Butterflies

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Insects are in trouble and they need our help. Can restoring rare chalk grassland habitats and creating new ‘butterfly banks’ help address their decline?

Join Science Communicator Alison Shean and scientists Katy Potts and Steph Holt as we discover Brilliant Butterflies, a project in South London that aims to do just that.

Learn how by working with local volunteers the Brilliant Butterflies team are creating new wildlife havens for butterflies and other pollinators. Find out how ground-breaking eDNA surveys will help us monitor how insect communities are changing in response.

Brilliant Butterflies is a partnership project between London Wildlife Trust, the Natural History Museum and Butterfly Conservation, thanks to Players of the Peoples Postcode Lottery. The project uses novel techniques, community-based survey and habitat creation to restore and enhance chalk grassland habitats in and around south Croydon and Bromley.

If you want a second chance to ask questions about the project, you can join Steph and Katy for an evening Q&A. Get your free ticket on Eventbrite. Please note, this is not a Museum event. 

 

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