Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

Dorset Conservation Action Day

Sunday 8th February 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Broadcroft Butterfly Reserve, Portland

Join Dorset branch volunteers on the Portland reserve

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 8th February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management, in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood - owned by the Forestry Commission.

Dorset Conservation Work Day

Saturday 14th February 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, for the Duke of Burgundy

Join Dorset branch on this Duke Of Burgundy habitat

Surrey Recorders' Meeting

Saturday 14th February 2015, 9.30am-4.15pm
East Horsley Village Hall, Kingston Avenue KT24 6QT.

East Horsley; contact Harry Clarke

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 15th February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
15th February Sywell Wood Scrub Clearance For The Wood White Project 10am -4pm Meet In Lay-by On The A43 SP823702 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670

Winter Work Party: 15th February Sywell Wood Scrub clearance for the Wood White Project 10am -4pm Meet in lay-by on the A43 SP823702 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing in Southrey Wood - an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 22nd February 2015: 10.30am
Sharpenhoe Clappers

Winter Work Party: February 22nd Chalk Grassland Habitat Management Sharpenhoe Clappers Meet in N T Car Park TL064296 Contact Dave Chandler01923 253793 10.30am

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
TBA

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

Silver Washed Fritillary

North Norfolk Meeting

Wednesday 4th March 2015: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

British and European Fritillaries An illustrated talk by Bernard Watts

Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 7th March 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual meeting for all those involved or interested in recording butterflies and moths in Scotland. All welcome!

D Skipper

Lincolnshire Work Party - Twyford Forest

Saturday 7th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Forest Nr Colsterworth

Do come and join us in the Glade & Sanctuary areas of Twyford Forest to help cut back overgrown and tall scrub. This work will benefit our best site for Grizzled and Dingy Skippers.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management, in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood - owned by the Forestry Commission.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 8th March 2015: 10.30am
Whipsnade

Winter Work Party: 8th March Duke of Burgundy Habitat Management Whipsnade. Meet in NT Car Park Bison Hill.TL000185 Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am

Dingy Skipper

Conservation Work Party At Devil's Dyke

Sunday 8th March 2015: 10am
Devil's Dyke, Newmarket

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch in helping preserve the future of the Chalk Hill Blue and Dingy Skipper at Devil's Dyke.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 15th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Fermyn Woods Country Park

Winter Work Party: 15th March Fermyn Woods Country Park Scrub clearance in the main park 10am - 4pm Park behind the Skylark Cafe SP952848 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670

Blue

Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Saturday 21st March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Do come and join us clear some of the scrubby undergrowth to help keep Snakeholme Pit neat and tidy ready for the Spring!

Norwich Meeting

Friday 27th March 2015: 7.30pm
United Reform Church Ipswich Road

Open Evening Bring along your digital files, prints and DVDs to share with others

Orange-tip on Forget-me-not

Lincolnshire Branch Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 28th March 2015, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitors's Centre (near Bardney)

Come and hear Martin Davies talk about the Butterflies of the Mediterranean Area.

North Norfolk Meeting

Wednesday 6th May 2015: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

Wildlife of FYR Macedonia – an unknown part of Europe

Dingy Skipper

Norfolk Field Trip

Sunday 17th May 2015: 10.30am
Cut-off Channel Stoke Ferry

Field Trip to Cut-Off Channel at Stoke Ferry 10.30am Target species Dingy and Grizzled Skipper