Butterflies and moths of the Yorkshire Dales course

Learn about butterfly and moth species of the Yorkshire Dales - including features of key species, why they are important, ways to record sightings and how to get involved with recording. This three part course is delivered by Kay Andrews, a former YDMT Rural Trainee who is now working across the Yorkshire Dales running the Limestone Lepidoptera Project for Butterfly conservation. This course has been brought to you as part of the Stories in Stone programme. 

Part 1 - Introduction to butterflies and moths

Part 1 introduces Lepidoptera of the Yorkshire Dales, their habits, lifecycle, why they are important and what you can do to help them.

You can find out more about Kays work for the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation at www.yorkshirebutterflies.org.uk, where you will also be able to access helpful downloads, factsheets, species information, guidance for recording, details of events and information on other Yorkshire based Lepidoptera projects.

Part 2 - Butterflies of the Yorkshire Dales

This session focuses on identifying butterflies found in the Yorkshire Dales and method used to record butterflies.

Part 3 - Moths of the Yorkshire Dales

This session focuses on identifying moths, indicator species and methods of attracting and recording moths.