Help celebrate and save the Nether Edge Elm tree

White-letter hairstreak

A campaign to save a rare tree and its colony of threatened, rare butterflies is inviting you to join them and to celebrate this remarkable urban wildlife saga.

In the Sheffield suburb of Nether Edge, the rare 100-year old Chelsea Road elm tree and its colony of the rare White Letter Hairstreak butterfly are still under threat from Sheffield Council.

White-letter hairstreak caterpillar 2 White-letter hairstreak caterpillar

Join us on the day to celebrate this tree, potentially get to see closer views of the rare butterfly, and gain insight from experts about elm trees, butterflies, and what you can do to help save both this tree and other threatened Sheffield street trees.

When: Thursday 28 July 2016, at 10:30 – 15:30

Where: Open Top bus parked at the junction of Chelsea Road and Union Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield, S11 9EN

Come along and join in!!

More information from:

https://www.facebook.com/events/905275509577518/

Organised by: local resident, Paul Selby

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