home | news | 2004 | books | Moths of Essex | links | newsletter | events | images | Fisher’s Estuarine

Fisher's Estuarine Moth Project


What does the project involve?

·

Creating a network of at least four new sites away from the dangers of sea-level rise.

·

Producing an appropriate management plan for existing and newly established sites for the moth.

·

Educating and involving local communities, schools, businesses and special interest groups in practical nature conservation work.

·

Promoting the project and moth conservation through publications, presentations and web sites.


How can you get involved?

·

Volunteer to help with site preparation, planting out hog's fennel plants and monitoring of newly established populations.

·

Help promote the project and moth conservation by booking up a presentation/workshop for your school, business, or special interest group.


Contact Dr Zoe Ringwood, Conservation Project Co-ordinator, Writtle College, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR Telephone 01245 424200 (ext. 25524) or by email

This two-year project is being funded by Essex Economic Partnership and by East of England Development Agency, with contributions from English Nature, Essex Biodiversity partnership, Environment Agency, Cambridge and Essex branch of Butterfly Conservation and Tendring District Council.