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.

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Dorset: Late Summer Moths

Saturday 12th 7.30pm to Sunday 13th September 2015, 1.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Reserve for an evening of moth trapping, followed the next morning by an inspection of last night's moth trapping then a guided walk to see the butterflies and other wildlife. Camping facilities are available for anyone wishing to stay overnight – bring tent, sleeping bag, eating utensils etc and food as required!

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Cornwall: National Moth Night 2015

Saturday 12th 7.30pm to Sunday 13th September 2015 at 10.00am
Gwithian Greens, near Hayle

Join the Cornwall Branch and celebrate National Moth Night 2015 on Saturday night. On Sunday morning we will open the moth traps, then have a wander around the Greens.

Child with Privet-hawk Moth

Wiltshire: National Moth Night Event

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.00pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Moth traps will be running at the ranger from dusk until 11.30pm. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal for children who are interested in wildlife.

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Devon: National Moth Night At Bolberry

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.00pm
Bolberry Down Near Malborough

Join members of the Devon Branch of Butterfly Conservation and the Devon Moth Group at this National Moth Night event at Bolberry Down.

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Cumbria: National Moth Night Event At Township Plantation

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.45pm
Howe Lane, Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch on their second National Moth Night 2015 event, with a chance of seeing some of the late summer /autumn moths in this beautiful coppiced limestone woodland and grassland.

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East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - NOCTURNAL MOTH ADVENTURES (MOTH NIGHT 2015)

Saturday 12th September 2015, 8.00pm-10.00pm (but may continue later, moths-permitting!)
St. Cyrus NNR, near Montrose

St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of butterflies and moths, but many people miss the moths that fly at night. Join local experts to discover the amazing variety of moths and listen out for night hunters including owls and bats with a bat detector!

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Norfolk: Moth Night event

Saturday 12th September 2015: 9.45am
Cley Marshes Reserve, Holt

Butterfly Conservation and Norfolk Wildlife Trust will be joining up for the annual National Moth Night. Join us to see what we find in the moth trap!

Painted

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Garden Open

Saturday 19th September 2015, 1.00pm-4.30pm
south-east of Upton St Leonards

The Gloucestershire Branch opened its first butterfly nectar garden at The Monastery Garden at Prinknash in 2010, where well over 100 different varieties of plants have gone into making a very attractive area within the old walled garden that was originally tended by the monks of the Monastery.

Bell Heather

West Midlands: Prees Heath Work Party

Wednesday 23rd September 2015: 10.30am
Near Whitchurch, Shropshire

Join the West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation at the Prees Heath Common Reserve, famous for it's population of Silver-Studded Blue butterflies in the summer! Today we will be planting Bell Heather.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 27th September 2015: 10.00am
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on a work party at this very important site for the internationally scarce Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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Norfolk: Branch AGM & Butterfly Talks

Saturday 3rd October 2015, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Hethersett Village Hall

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!

Members' Day, Scotland

Saturday 10th October 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day, an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season. Details will be published nearer the time.

Peacock

Norfolk - Wild About Norfolk

Saturday 10th October 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Easton College, Easton, NR9 5DX

Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.

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Yorkshire Branch Members' Day And AGM

Sunday 11th October 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington

Yorkshire Branch Members' Day and AGM at the Yorskhire Air Museum, Elvington. Guest speakers, photographic competition, raffle and much much more!

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South Wales: Branch AGM And Members Day

Saturday 17th October 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Kenfig National Nature Reserve VIsitor Centre, Ton Kenfig, Pyle

This year the South Wales Branch AGM And Members Day will be held at Kenfig NNR.

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Gloucestershire: Annual Plumed Prominent Event

Sunday 1st to Monday 30th November 2015
Various locations in the Cotswolds, to be arranged

Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this national event which place annually on one or more nights during November at various locations in the Cotswolds.

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Sussex: Branch AGM

Saturday 7th November 2015, 1.30pm-4.30pm
Oathall Community College, Lindfield, nr Haywards Heath

National AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 14th November 2015, 9.30am-5.15pm
Cobham Hilton

Held in Surrey this year, all welcome. Hilton Cobham, Seven Hills Rd, Surrey KT11 1EW. 3km NE of M25/A3, jun10

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Friday 20th November 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.

Surrey AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 21st November 2015, 10.30am-4.00pm
Dorking RH4 1QA

Friends Life Sports & Social Club, Pixham Lane, Dorking