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Chartley Moss Dragonfly Walk

Date:
Sunday, 17 May 2020
Time:
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

This is a rare opportunity for members of the public to access Chartley Moss National Nature Reserve to see its unique landscape and wildlife, including the rare White-faced Darter dragonfly.

There will be a morning (10:30) and afternoon (14:00) walk; please check you have the right time when you book your ticket.

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Requirements
Booking required. We ask for a £5 cash donation per person (children are free). Please bring it with you on the day.
Additional Info
The ground underfoot is unsteady and wet so please bring appropriate footwear, as well as outdoor clothing and any supplies you might need (such as water, food and sun cream).
Meet
Meeting point: Grid Ref SK 022289 The meeting point is on A518 Stafford to Uttoxeter road, 4 miles west of Uttoxeter and 7 miles east of Stafford. Approaching from the Stafford direction, please park on the wide grassy road verge 1 mile beyond Chartley castle. Approaching from Uttoxeter the meeting point is 0.3 miles past the timber yard/ former filling station. A useful landmark at the meeting point is a tarmac farm drive with green iron gateposts and a number of copper beech trees. Please be extremely careful when parking, this is a very fast and dangerous stretch of road.
Contact
Paul Shires, Natural England: