Learn about Glow-worms with Essex Wildlife Trust

Glow-worm. Photo: Essex Wildlife Trust

Book now for the Essex Wildlife Trust adult course on Glow-worm ecology on 23rd June 2017 - for more details contact admin@essexwt.org.uk or call 01621 862960.

Glow-worms are one of the most intriguing beetles, with their green glow a magical feature of summer evenings throughout the UK. Come and learn about the lifecycle and ecology of Glow-worms and find out how to actively manage habitats to increase their numbers. The course will focus on identifying larval and adult (glowing females) stages at Chafford Gorges Nature Park, which has one of the largest remaining Glow-worm populations in Essex. A short classroom session will be followed by evening searches for larvae and glowing females on the reserve, which will form part of the ongoing Essex Glow-worm Survey. The course will be an excellent chance to see Glow-worms in the wild and find out what you can do to help conserve them and monitor their numbers. Signed copies of the Essex Glow-worm book will be available.

Venue: Chafford Gorges visitor Centre, Chafford Hundred

Time: 7pm-11pm

£15 donation per person