Events

Lichens of the Brecks - Churchyard Lichens, 30 January, 10.30 start, St Peters Church, Brandon
Learn about churchyard lichens with Peter Lambley, County Recorder for Lichens in Norfolk. This field meeting will provide an introduction to identifying and recording lichens. This is a taster session and if you are keen to develop your skills there will be further workshops in 2016. All skill levels are welcome, as training will be provided. All you need is an enthusiasm for conservation and the Brecks! This event is FREE but booking is essential.
Email nbis@norfolk.gov.uk for more information, and book at http://tinyurl.com/nbs4s7w

Lunar Yellow Underwing in the Brecks, 4th February, Time TBC, Weeting Heath (backup date 11th Feb*) and 18th February, Time TBC, Brandon Country Park (backup date 25th Feb*)

These evening field meetings provide an introduction to identifying and recording the larvae of the rare yellow lunar underwing. This attractive moth is found only in the Brecks and a few other heathland sites in lowland Britain. The caterpillars overwinter feeding on grasses and are best searched for after dark.  
*Backup dates in case the weather is inclement. Attendees need to be available for both dates.
More details at http://tinyurl.com/h338agc
Book for the Weeting Heath event here: http://tinyurl.com/glczocu
Programme for the Weeting Heath event here: http://www.nbis.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/LunarUnderwingInBre...
Book for the Brandon Country Park event here: http://tinyurl.com/hp3f2cr