Conservation experts celebrate protected butterfly discovery at Newark quarry and factory
Last summer the company was delighted to find that the species had been located in restored areas of Bantycock Quarry near Newark. This summer the celebrations have gone up a level with the sighting of the butterfly and its eggs on the company’s adjacent factory site - Jericho Works.
The protected and very rare Grizzled Skipper butterfly is back! Local company Saint-Gobain Formula has joined with local ecologists and conservationists to celebrate the discovery that the butterfly is breeding on its Newark site.
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