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.

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

Butterflies In The Glasshouse

Saturday 17th January to Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am-4.30pm
M25/A3 Junction

RHS Garden Wisley: booking online recommended for weekends and half-term (Feb 16-20)

Alners Gorse Work Party

Conservation Work Day

Saturday 17th January 2015, 10am-4pm
Alners Gorse, Near Sturminster Newton

Continuing the woodland and scrub management work along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

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

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

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Great Central Railway/Willoughby Grange

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.

Child with Privet-hawk Moth

National Moth Recorders Meeting

Saturday 31st January 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Birmingham And Midland Institute

The annual moth recorders meeting is a chance to discover and discuss the latest data from the NMRS and hear more moth news, research and reports from fascinating key speakers.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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