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in Europe
On the 31st March some of Colcheter Zoo's keepers, along with staff from Natural England and the National Trust, released all of the captive Fisher's Estuarine moth eggs from the Colchester Zoo habitat. In total 16 batches were placed at Copt...

in Europe
On Tuesday the 12th July, a team of ten staff members and volunteers from Colchester Zoo helped to survey for signs of the Fisher’s Estuarine Moth at the Essex Wildlife Trust’s Abbotts Hall Farm. The condition of the caterpillars’ food plant, Hog’s...

in Europe
On 31 March 2016, batches of eggs from Colchester Zoo’s breeding programme for Fisher’s Estuarine Moth, one of Britain’s rarest moths, are to be introduced onto the National Trust’s Copt Hall Marshes. The breeding programme has taken place at Colchester Zoo...

in Europe
In 2008, Colchester Zoo teamed up with Tendring District Council, Natural England and Writtle College to initiate the captive breeding programme for the Fisher's Estuarine Moth at Colchester Zoo.  The breeding programme was set up to provide a readily available supply...

in Europe
Since 2008, Action for the Wild has been working on a conservation project with the Fisher's Estuarine Moth. Colchester Zoo is involved with the breeding programme aspect of the project; working to provide a readily available supply of eggs for release...

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