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Managing reserves for tomorrow's climate - Talk

Location: Dunstable Community Fire Station, Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1AA
"Managing reserves for tomorrow's climate: the impact of temperature changes and habitat management on UK butterflies" an Illustrated talk by Dr Andrew Bladon.

Event details


7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
A static map of Managing reserves for tomorrow's climate - Talk

About the event

Dr Bladon’s presentation will take us on a journey to discover how climate change and human-induced habitat loss will affect the future of UK butterflies. On five chalk grassland reserves around Dunstable, the Wildlife Trusts and the University of Cambridge have conducted butterfly surveys in 2009 and 2018, recording species' abundance, habitat preferences, and body temperatures. Dr Bladon will present the results of these surveys, investigate how species may differ in their responses to a warming climate, and discuss what we can do to help them cope.  


Phone number

01525 874317



Suitable for

Adults, Experts, Beginners

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Suitable for people with limited mobility

Wheelchair access

Suitable for wheelchair users


Disabled toilet

Contact us

Sarah Cowling
Contact number: 01525 874317