Saving England's most threatened species from extinction

Rockingham Forest Chequered Skipper Research Update with Jamie Wildman

Location:

Online Event

Date: Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Time: 7-8pm

 

PhD researcher Jamie Wildman shares the latest progress on his investigations into the local history and decline of the Chequered Skipper.

The Chequered Skipper was declared extinct in England in 1976. and after more than 40 years, it's back. The Roots of Rockingham Back from the Brink project have been working to restore the woodland home of the Chequered Skipper and reintroduce this butterfly to the woodlands of the Rockingham Forest.

Jamie Wildman is studying the progress of the reintroduction and investigating the history of the Chequered Skipper's decline and ultimate loss from the landscape. Join us for an update on the progress of Jamie's research into understanding the story of the Chequered Skipper.

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If you require any further information please contact rootsofrockingham@butterfly-conservation.org