National Insect Week is HERE
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
Meet some wee woodland beasties, including live moths caught the night before and discover who is lurking in the pond at Burnett Park!
Under 16’s must be accompanied.
Bring outdoor clothing suited to weather + stout footwear.
Event organised with Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service for Moth Night 2018. Booking essential.
MEET: tennis court car park, Burnett Park, Banchory AB31 4AE
CONTACT: Aberdeenshire Council Marr Area Ranger on 07787583976, [email protected]
To attend this event please register in advance.
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.