You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join Francis Kelly at this SWT reserve to look for the Brown Hairstreak.
Leader: Nigel Jackman. Target: Brown Hairstreak
Come along to see how we trap & record moths and find out why we do it. Clyde Bat Group are also attending, to take you on a bat walk & tell you all about bats.
Join this South Wiltshire Group walk to see Small Copper, Comma, Common Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join us in search of some migrant moths in the beautiful Kilcoan Gardens
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site, where we hope to see Silver-Spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue and Clouded Yellow butterflies and other good flora and fauna.
Join local Moth experts to learn about our night time flyers here at Stanwick Lakes.
Please bring a torch.
Standard car parking charges apply.
We will continue our work on this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. The work will involve ditch-blocking and removal of small conifer saplings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.
Come and find the Dorset Branch on Sunday at this busy show in the Bee Tent at the top of the field (look for the large BEES sign on top of the tent). We will have an Information and Display Stall and children’s activities, live moths and sales.
Join the Norfolk Branch on a joint trip with the Lincolnshire Branch to look for the late emerging Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Leader: Francis Kelly. Target: Brown Hairstreak
Madagascar - Birding the eighth Continent
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Leader: David Robinson. Target: Brown Hairstreak
Join the Cumbria Branch and Arnside Natural History Society on our first moth event in this marvellous limestone woodland and grassland. Lights and traps will be used in differing habitats, hopefully to attract a large and varying range of species.
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
Join the Devon Branch on a Marsh Fritillary larval web hunt and learn how to spot these webs of this beautiful endangered butterfly, as this is often the best way to record the strength of a colony.
Discover some of the fascinating nocturnal inhabitants of community-owned Greenmyres Farm, as we use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths, plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats. A local astronomer will be on hand too with a telescope to view the wonders of the night sky (or demonstrate what would otherwise be visible if it is cloudy)!
This one-day course provides an introduction to moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths, whether you are a beginner or are already moth-watching and want a little more 'methodology' and knowledge.
Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling uncleared areas.
Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!
If you couldn't make the Spring Fair, come to Conservation Zone at the Plant Heritage Autumn Fair at Helmingham Hall Gardens. Suffolk Branch is unable to attend the event this year, but we are hoping to be present at the Plant Heritage Spring Fair in May 2017
Join the Gloucestershire Branch preparing for the next open day of the Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden. Helpers are always welcome, but if you are not a regular, then please phone in advance, in case of a late change of time or day.
Come along to find out how to collect wildflower seeds to help butterflies!
The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a walk to see Small Copper and late summer butterflies, with the possibility of Clouded Yellow. The walk will last 1-1.5 hours.
A personal presentation by Rex Bale of his photography, for Butterfly Conservation's Dorset Branch volunteers and their friends/spouses.
Come and meet a team of UTB members at our stall in this autumn fair.
Live in Norfolk and have an interest in butterflies or moths? Find out about the species that live in your area and how you can help the wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation to protect them. Learn about volunteering,gardening for pollinators and much more!
The annual AES Annual Exhibition and Trade Fair takes place at Kempton Park Racecourse and exhibitors and traders pack two floors of exhibition space. The exhibition is open to members of the public and not just members of the AES. Tickets can be bought on the gate: £4 for adults and £1 for Children (under 16).