KAY Andrews, limestone lepidoptera project officer for butterfly conservation, spoke at Craven Conservation Group held at St Johns Methodist Church Settle on January 20. She told people about surveying and monitoring high priority target species of butterflies and moths in our limestone areas of Craven.

She is keen to hear from people interested in carrying out butterfly transects and other surveys

This month’s CCG talk - tonight, February 17, at 7.30pm at Settle Methodist Church, is about Ingleborough National Nature Reserve. This has gained publicity recently through the Wild Ingleborough Project. Andrew Hinde the Natural England reserve manager will talk about management of the reserve, including woodland regeneration and the Selside Wood Pasture Experiment. Prof Dominick Spracklen, University of Leeds School of Earth and Environment talks about monitoring vegetation, soil health and carbon storage.