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.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

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

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 14th December 2014: 10.30am
Totternhoe Quarry

Winter Work Party: 14th December Chalk Grassland Habitat Management Totternhoe Quarry Meet end of Knolls View, by gate.SP986224 Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 28th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Nr Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going habitat management for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 11th January 2015: 10.15am
Sharnbrook Village

Winter Work Party: 11th January Woodland Management Meet in carpark in centre of Sharnbrook Village (Church Lane & High Street) then short drive to site. SP995596. Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.15am

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 18th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twywell Hills & Dales

Winter Work Party: 18th January Twywell Hills & Dales Scrub clearance along the Transect route 10am - 4pm Meet in the main car park SP938772 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 18th January 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

Lankham Bottom Reserve

Conservation Action Day At Lankham Bottom

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, not far from Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important reserve. Day includes gorse and scrub clearing.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Saturday 24th January 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.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 25th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

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

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 1st 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.

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.

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

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 Practical Conservation Tasks

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 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!

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.