Chalkhill blue butterfly

Chalkhill blue by Jim Higham

What's Up on the Downs?*

Location: BBOWT Virtual meeting, Berks, Bucks and Oxon
Dr Jim Asher from Butterfly Conservation is giving a talk to the Reading and District Natural History Society about "What’s up on the Aston Upthorpe Downs?"

Event details

Meeting point

Online Zoom meeting


7:45pm - 9:30pm
A static map of What's Up on the Downs?*

About the event

For many years, local Butterfly Conservation volunteers have been carrying out survey and conservation work in a valley system on the Aston Upthorpe Downs. In this fully illustrated talk Jim will describe the valley, its wildlife, especially butterflies and moths, and the work done by volunteers.

If you'd like to receive the Zoom link for this talk, please contact The society has about 35 free places for non-members

*This event is organised by the Reading and District Natural History Society and not by BBOWT. 





Contact us

Tricia Marcouse, BBOWT Volunteer
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