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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Midsummer On Broadcroft Quarry Reserve

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 11:00 to 13:00

At this time of year there should be plenty to see on Dorset's first butterfly reserve!

An impressive colony of Silver-studded Blues can be found in this quarry reserve. 

Everyone is to meet 11.00 am for approx. two hour walk.

To find Broadcroft Quarry Reserve, turn left off Easton Road onto Grove Road and about 100 yards on the right is a track (opposite Portland Football Club) which leads to the car park, map reference SY 695 723.

Nearest post code: DT5 1DA

If you would like to attend or to find out more information, please contact Bernard Franklin on 07711 304412.

Did you know?

Spiracles

Insects breathe through spiracles, abdominal openings to air spaces within the insect body.

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