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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Help us count the number of Dingy Skippers at Kings Forest!
Walk to find Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Green Hairstreak, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies!
Join the North East England Branch on a joint field trip with Durham Wildlife Trust, led by BC's Dave Wainwright. We hope to see the Green Hairstreak butterfly and Emperor Moth.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this training workshop at Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch for a moth and bat evening with Andrew Wood from the Branch. This event is organised by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, so a donation of £3 will be requested.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Box Moor Trust for a morning walk to see spring butterflies, including Dingy Skipper and day flying moths. This is also a good site for solitary bees and wasps, as well as having a significant array of wildflowers.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch on their walk to see spring butterflies, including Duke of Burgundy.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, and Glasgow is no exception, with at least 20 species of butterfly being found in and around the city. Come along to this training workshop at Hogganfield Park to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep!
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a walk where we are hoping to see Duke of Burgundy, Green Hairstreak and Dingy Skipper butterflies.
Discover the amazing diversity of moths and their roles in nature.
Encounter forest minibeasts on a short walk (up to 1.25 miles/2km) and go pond dipping to find what lurks in the lochan!
Join the West Midlands Branch on a walk on this Wildlife Trust reserve which straddles the border between England and Wales.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this National Trust site, where we hope to see Duke of Burgundy, Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Grizzled Skipper and Brown Argus butterflies.
Have an interest in butterflies & would like to gain new skills or just refresh old ones? Come along & enjoy this free workshop just in time for the season!
It is open to all including non-members.
Talks, tea & a little branch admin.
& not forgetting the raffle! :)
Free & open to all but non-members may not vote in the AGM.
Saturday 14/05/2016 (20.00) - CRANHILL N.R.
Moth Night (FREE) led by David Brown
Saturday 14/05/2016 (11.00) - MALPASS & NEWTON, RUGBY
Butterfly Walk (FREE) led by Phil Parr
Search for the Duke of Burgundy and other Spring species
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a five mile walk planned to see, and get familiar with, common and some of the more uncommon of our spring butterflies. The target species are Green Hairstreak, Holly Blue and Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.
Join Simon Spencer for a Butterfly Walk at Llanymynech Rocks. This is a chance to see spring butterflies including pearl bordered fritillary, green hairstreak, grizzled skipper and dingy skipper at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
Join the Yorkshire Branch on a field trip to Hawnby Hill, where we hope to see Duke of Burgundy and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
If the weather is inclement, the trip will take place on Sunday 15 May.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk to see Small Blue, Adonis Blue and Common Blue butterflies.
Join us on our morning search for the Big 5 butterflies at Mill Hill.
Join us for the second walk funded by the ARC Project as part of the “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events.
A chance to see some rare spring butterflies at this fascinating site. Amongst them the pearl bordered fritillary. This will be a fairly long walk that will involve some scrambling. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
Sunday 15/05/2016 (11.00) - WYRE FOREST
Butterfly Walk (FREE) led by Steven Cheshire
Joining with the local Wildlife Trust to seek out the Duke of Burgundy and other species on the Whipsnade Downs
An opportunity to develop your identification skills when looking for the species in our branch area, for new members and beginners or anyone interested.
Come along for a walk and see the Duke of Burgundy and a display of orchids
A visit to possibly the most accessible, reasonably sized colony of this beautiful butterfly in the immediate Glasgow area