These are joint walks between Natural England and the British Dragonfly Society.
£5 per person (children go free); bring on the day.
This guided walk will introduce you to the rare quaking bog habitat and the endangered White-faced Darters that live there.
It takes about 20 minutes to walk to the site and includes rought terrain.
Come prepared with wellies, appropriate outdoor clothing, suncream, water etc.
Meeting/ parking place: 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.
There are several ways to report a Dragonfly sighting:
Report a casual sighting or visit to a site, for the benefit of others who might wish to know what’s flying at the moment. These sightings are not vetted and are not automatically treated as scientific records.