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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Target Species: Summer butterflies and dragonflies.
Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre just outside Edinburgh is the biggest plant fair in Scotland. It is the national gardening and outdoor living Show and Scotland’s gardening festival! We will be there as part of the Living Garden marquee, with other groups promoting wildlife-friendly gardening.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk where we hope to see Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Wall and possibly Small Blue butterflies.
Join the Cornwall Branch in looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk. The terrain can be steep and rough in places, but the views are spectacular.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this small reserve within the confines of Queen Elizabeth Country Park for the possibility of seeing a Duke of Burgundy butterfly. We are also aiming to see Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper butterflies.
Flower and butterfly rich chalk grassland
Join Jenny Plackett from Butterfly Conservation on a butterfly hunt, where we hope to have good views of the rare Marsh Fritillary.
Saturday 4/06/2016 (20.30) - NELSON’S QUARRY, STOCKTON
Moth Night (FREE) led by David Brown
A field meeting targeting the Small Blue and other early summer butterflies.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch for a butterfly walk to see early summer butterflies including, hopefully, Small Blue.
Ian Waller will demonstrate how to set up a transect and monitor the butterflies on it. Guidance on butterfly identification will be given and we will walk part of the Bishop Middleham Transect.
Join the Wiltshire branch on a walk to look for Small Blue butterflies, which had a good season on this site last year.
Join Andrew Graham for an exciting chance to see the rare marsh fritillary. We will meet at the main car park in Dolgellau (GR:728179).
A training day to provide more information on WCBS monitoring in NI.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at their Yew Hill reserve to see birds and butterflies.
A walk round this fascinating geological feature to try and see the target species, Wall Brown.
Target Species: Dingy Skipper, Small Heath, Common Blue and other summer butterflies.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their Stoke Camp reserve in the Mendips, holding limestone grassland with spectacular views to the south across the Levels.
Most of us recognise May Hill as a landmark with its clump of trees on the top. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This is a chance to explore May Hill and the adjacent Newent Woods to look for Wood White, Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group on a butterfly walk; we shall be looking for Small Heath, Common Blue and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk to Small Blue butterfly sites.
An annual outing to visit Barry Buddon MOD training centre with superb wildlife habitat. One of the best unspoilt sand dune systems on the east coast. Normally access is restricted but we have unlimited access for a day. Home to at least 16 species of butterfly including Small Blue, Grayling, Purple hairstreak and Green hairstreak
Please join us on this guided walk at the Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Newbourne Springs Reserve, to see what butterflies are in the area.
Join the West Midlands Branch to help with monitoring work for the Wood White butterfly. This is part of the new Making a Stand for the Wood White project.
New Members' Walk
Target Species: Wall Brown, Green Hairstreak and Small Heath
Join Jenny Plackett (Butterfly Conservation) and Paul Camp (National Trust) on a walk over Halse Combe to view the Heath Fritillary butterfly.
Join Jenny Plackett (Two Moors Threatened Butterfly Project Officer, Butterfly Conservation) and and Paul Camp (National Trust) on this Heath Fritillary site. The walk is a great opportunity to learn about its life cycle and habitat requirements and the work on Exmoor to restore its fortunes.
During early June, with target dates of 9, 10, 11th. All help and interest is welcome. Last year we set up no less than nine simultaneous moth traps and notched up nearly 200 species in a single evening/night