Saving England's most threatened species from extinction


Barberry Carpet Moth

Update from the Barberry Carpet Moth project

It’s National Nest Box Week, commencing on Valentines Day – so to celebrate, we take a look at our wonderful Willow Tit project, set in the Dearne Valley; to see what they’ll be doing this week.

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Introducing the Barberry Carpet Moth

The start of the Barberry Carpet Project has been a good learning curve for me in many ways. I have been getting to know my way around North Dorset and North Wiltshire, the main strongholds for the moth, and meeting many people who have been involved with conservation of the moth for many years. It has been a new direction for me as I was previously a ranger for many years so this post comes with fresh challenges.

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