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Discovering Dragonflies at Carding Mill Valley

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

A repeat of the successful series of 3 dragonfly identification workshops with County Recorder Sue Rees Evans (formerly McLamb). Aimed at beginners this series will enable people to identify a range of

Please report to the National Trust’s chalet pavilion at Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG. The workshop will start at 10am and finish at 2pm.


The venue is around 1 mile from Church Stretton train station.

Bus: 435 Shrewsbury-Ludlow Service. Alight at Church Stretton. This is about 1/2-1 mile walk from the venue.

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Packed lunch essential. Wellies/walking boots and waterproofs as we will be venturing out! Total walking will be no more than 1km. Identification guides and hand lens if owned.

£10 per session. For those who wish, the latest  ‘Field Guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Britain and Ireland’  by D. Smallshire & A. Swash will be available for purchase at £17.95 (correct cash/cheque only).

Weather permitting 2 afternoons will be spent at pools on top of the Long Mynd so some participants will need to drive and car sharing will be very much appreciated.

Cost details

£10 per person

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