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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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - MICRO MONSTERS

Saturday 11th June 2016, 10.00am-12.00pm
Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Meet some wee woodland beasties, including live moths caught last night for the national Moth Night survey and discover who lives in the pond at Burnett Park!

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Norfolk Moth Event - National Moth Night

Saturday 11th June 2016: 10am
Foxley Wood NWT

Once again we are hosting our event for National Moth Night jointly with Norfolk Wildlife Trust, this time at the ancient woodland site of Foxley Wood


Gloucestershire: Moths at Yew Tree Farm

Saturday 11th June 2016, 9.30am-5.00pm
Thrupp Lane, Stroud

Join the Gloucestershire Branch for this event which is on the first day of Stroud Nature 2016. It will be combined with other activities during the day, both at the farm and at Stroud Brewery and is also a Moth Night Event. More details will be added nearer the event.

Northants Moth Night

Saturday 11th June 2016: 10.15pm
Fermyn Woods.

The Moth Night event will be run in correlation with the Northants Moth Group at Fermyn Woods

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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - POLLINATORS & POND CREATURES

Saturday 18th June 2016, 10.00am-12.30pm
Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

Discover some smaller residents of Belwade Farm as we first open light traps set overnight to catch moths before releasing them - find out how you can help these fascinating insects and others that pollinate plants.

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Cumbria: Moths at White Scar Quarry

Monday 20th June 2016: 9.45pm

Join the Cumbria Branch on our first public moth event at this limestone grassland site, where extensive management work has been undertaken by our members.

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North East England: Coatham Stob Field Trip

Friday 24th June 2016: 10.30am
Long Newton, west of Stockton-on-Tees

Join the North East Branch on field trip to see the day-flying Forester moth, grassland butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.

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Cornwall: Moth Night At Wheal Busy

Saturday 25th June 2016: 9.00pm
near Chacewater, south-east of St Agnes

Join the Cornwall Branch on this moth night. Moth specialist Adrian Spalding will be leading the event and setting moth traps.

Fort Augustus Moths

Sunday 26th June 2016, 10.00am-1.00pm
Fort Augustus

This is a privately owned woodland that has never been moth-trapped before. The owners have kindly allowed us access to survey for moths. Traps will be run during the previous night and who knows what we might discover?!

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Norfolk Moth Event - Moths At Catfield Fen

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 10.00am
Catfield Fen

Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths

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Devon: Moth Trapping at Abbeyford Woods

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 9.00pm
between Plymouth and Ivybridge

Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group, moth trapping at this extensive site - the more traps the merrier!

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Suffolk: Red Lodge Butterflies & Big Butterfly Count

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.00am
Bury Saint Edmunds

Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!

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Norfolk Moth Event - Cley NWT

Saturday 16th July 2016: 9.30am
Cley Marshes Reserve, Holt

We are again joining forces with Norfolk Wildlife Trust at their Cley reserve to explore the fascinating lives of insects. Join us for guided walks, talks, and activities throughout the day.

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Devon: Okehampton Old Park Moth Event

Saturday 16th July 2016: 9.00pm
Station Road, Okehampton

Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group at a very promising old Oak woodland site, adjacent to the largest flush on Dartmoor. The target species is the Marsh Oblique-barred moth, which is Nationally Notable.

East Scotland Angus - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.00am-0.00pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie Nr. Dundee

MOTH IDENTIFYING SESSION - Join Rangers and moth recorders as they empty the moth traps which have been running overnight. This event is free to attend, though a car park fee is payable on entry to the park. To book a place for this event, please contact the Rangers on 01241 860360 or email

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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - MOTHS IN THE MORNING

Tuesday 26th July 2016, 10.00am-12.30pm
Dinnet, Aberdeenshire

Discover the marvellous moths caught in live traps set overnight on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time and weather allow.

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Devon: Plymbridge Woods Moth Event

Friday 29th July 2016: 9.00pm
north-east Plymouth

Mothing in fabulous mixed woodland; this event will no doubt produce an exciting plethora of records!

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Northern Ireland: Earlsgift Wood

Saturday 30th July 2016: 10.30am
Earlsgift Wood, Donemana, County Derry

These two woodlands are seldom visited by BCNI and are certainly under-recorded in terms of lepidoptera.

Moth Trapping At Kiltarlity

Saturday 30th July 2016
Highland Liliums Garden Centre, Kiltarlity

This event will be part of an open day held by Highland Liliums Garden centre. If weather conditions are reasonable, a good variety of moths should be caught.


Saturday 30th July 2016: 8.30pm

Saturday 30/07/2016 (20.30) - FENNY COMPTON TUNNELS Moth Night (FREE) led by David Brown

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Lincolnshire Moth Night

Saturday 30th July 2016, 9.30pm-11.55pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Join us for a bumper Moth Night with some six lights in various areas - we are hoping for 100+ macro moths!

Tomintoul Moths

Sunday 31st July 2016, 10.00am-2.00pm
Tomintoul Area

There are outcroppings of limestone in the Tomintoul-Glenlivet area which support a lime-loving flora which is very localised in the Highlands. Our moth trapping will target such an area near Tomintoul since it is possible that there are moth species present whose foodplants are part of the lime-loving plant community.