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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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, Perth

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. All welcome!

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.

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 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!

Norwich Meeting

Friday 27th March 2015: 7.30pm
United Reform Church Ipswich Road

Open Evening Bring along your digital files, prints and DVDs to share with others

Orange-tip on Forget-me-not

Lincolnshire Branch Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 28th March 2015, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitor's Centre (near Bardney)

Come and hear Martin Davies talk about the Butterflies of the Mediterranean Area.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 15th April 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Wood Nr Bardney

Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 29th April 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.

North Norfolk Meeting

Wednesday 6th May 2015: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

Wildlife of FYR Macedonia – an unknown part of Europe

Green Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 9th May 2015, 10.30am-4pm
Am: Byron Farm, North Somercotes; Pm: Donna Nook

Join us for a morning stroll around specially planted meadows for butterflies at North Somercotes, and after lunch, at Donna Nook on the coast. Bring your camera.

East Midlands Branch, Field Trip - Ketton Quarry

Saturday 9th May 2015: 10.00am
Ketton Quarry (Leicestershire)

Join the East Midlands Branch on our first field trip of 2015. Target species for this quarry site are Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 13th May 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Dingy Skipper

Norfolk Field Trip

Sunday 17th May 2015: 10.30am
Cut-off Channel Stoke Ferry

Field Trip to Cut-Off Channel at Stoke Ferry 10.30am Target species Dingy and Grizzled Skipper

Scotland's Big Nature Festival

Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th May 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Levenhall Links, Musselburgh

Come and visit our stand at the Scottish Nature Festival / Birdfair to find out what we are up to this year.

East Midlands Field Trip - Asfordby Hill

Sunday 24th May 2015: 11.00am
Asfordby Hill/Brown's Hill Quarry & Holwell Mineral Line (Leicestershire)

Join us on a training event for identification of spring butterflies including Dingy & Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak, so very useful for new members.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 27th May 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 10th June 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

East Midlands Branch Field Trip - Barnstone

Saturday 20th June 2015: 10.30am
Barnstone to Grantham Canal (Nottinghamshire)

Come and explore the disused railway line from Barnstone towards the Grantham Canal, a continuation of the line from Bingham, searching for early summer butterflies and dragonflies.

East Midlands Branch Field Trip - Bingham Linear Park

Sunday 21st June 2015, 10.00am-0.00pm
Bingham Linear Park (Nottinghamshire)

East Midlands Branch joins up with South Notts Wildlife Trust for a field trip exploring the disused railway line running south from Bingham. Target species summer butterflies, and a possibility of Marbled White.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 24th June 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.