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“Recording Insects on Sheffield’s Allotments” – Workshop

Date Sunday 7th May 2017
Time 11:00 until 16:00
Meet At Elsecar Heritage Centre Grid reference SK385999
Organised By Sorby Invertebrate Group and Sheffield Allotments Federation
Description This workshop aims to provide the skills to identify and record a range of insects to be found in allotments. It will be an informal, hands-on, using specimens, microscopes and identification guides. Specialists will be able to help. It will also be a training session for 2017-2018 survey of Sheffield’s allotments, and we will be looking at how records can be made and used. Organised by Sorby Invertebrate Group and Sheffield Allotments Federation supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The workshop is FREE but BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Priority will be given to Sheffield allotment holders and anyone willing to help with the survey. To book simply contact Marion Gerson E-mail or phone 07735441669. The venue has free car parking and wheelchair access. It can be accessed by public transport
Contact Marion Gerson
Phone No. 07735441669
Email e.gerson [at]
Type of Event Practical Activity
Primary Focus Natural History
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible Yes
Suitable for Families No