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.

Warwickshire

Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th June 2015, 8.30pm-1.00am
DOLLMAN FARM ORCHARD, RUGBY

Moth trapping night within a large apple orchard with potential for Pinion-spotted Pug.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 13th June 2015, 2.30pm-3.30pm
Holtspur Valley Reserves, Bucks

Join us on a visit to our flagship reserve.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 14th June 2015, 11.00am-2.00pm
Holtspur Valley Reserves, Bucks

Join us on a visit to our flagship reserve.

Field Trip: Somerford Common & Webb’s Wood

Sunday 14th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Somerford Common & Webb’s Wood

It has been a while since we have visited Somerford Common as a field trip. The clay soil in this area can be muddy at the best of times so sturdy boots or wellies are recommended if there has been recent rain.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Tuesday 16th June 2015: 11.00am
Salcey Forest.

Joint meeting with the Desborough Wildlife Group at Salcey Forest looking for Wood Whites and general wildlife. Meet at the ‘horsebox’ car park on Midshires Way, Grid ref. SP 801509 at 11 a.m.Leader Doug Goddard

Wood White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 16th June 2015, 11.00am-1.00pm
Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire

A joint meeting with the Beds and Northants branch to see the Wood White

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.

Black Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 20th June 2015, 11.00am-2.00pm
Finemere Wood, Bucks

Join our Black Hairstreak champion to see his butterfly.

Heysham Nature Reserve

Saturday 20th June 2015: 9.30am
Meet At Heysham Nature Reserve Car Park

Butterflies, day-flying moths and micro-moths

Silver-studded Blue

Searching For Silver In The Sand Dunes

Saturday 20th June 2015: 2.00pm
St Gothian Sands And Godrevy Area, Near Gwithian

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this beautiful butterfly walk amongst the sand dunes, including an exploration of a new Silver-studded Blue butterfly site near Godrevy.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 21st June 2015: 10.30am
Glapthorn Cow Pastures

Glapthorn Cow Pastures Searching for Black Hairstreaks. Park in the lane opposite the wood entrance. Grid Ref. TL006903. 10.30am Leader Doug Goddard.

Dark Green Fritillary

Devon: Butterfly Walk On Dartmoor

Sunday 21st June 2015: 1.30pm
Aish Tor nr. Poundsgate

Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on a walk to Aish Tor - a great site to see the High Brown Fritillary and Dark Green Fritillary.

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.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 21st June 2015, 10.30am-5.00pm
The Bell, Whiteadder Reservoir

A trip to this interesting area, where we hope to see the rare Northern Brown Argus and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. In the afternoon e will go onto another local site for these and hope to see them here, if we missed them in the morning at the Bell. If you want to stay for the afternoon, then please bring packed lunch.

Field Trip: Haddon Hill (Exmoor) And Collard Hill (Somerset)

Tuesday 23rd June 2015, 10.30am-4.00pm
Haddon Hill (Exmoor) And Collard Hill (Somerset)

This is a weekday trip to try and see a couple of our rarer British Butterflies. We will start out at Haddon Hill and then move to Collard Hill in the afternoon.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 24th June 2015, 10.30am-1.00pm
Small Dean Lane and Park Wood near Saunderton, Bucks

Help to monitor the progress of a Duke of Burgundy reintroduction

Silver-studded Blue

Devon: Discover The Silver-Studded Blue

Saturday 27th June 2015: 1.30pm
Bovey Heathfield, Newton Abbot

Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on this trip to Bovey Heathfield to find the Silver-studded Blue.

Warwickshire

Saturday 27th June 2015, 9.00pm-1.00am
SUNRISING NATURE RESERVE

Moth trapping night with David Brown.

Peacock

Cornwall Branch Open Day

Saturday 27th June 2015: 2.00pm
Lethytep, near Looe

The Branch Chairman, Philip Hambly, invites you to his family farm at Lethytep - a wonderful wildlife area with ample butterfly walks and beautiful lakes. For a donation of £5, food will be provided, along with a tombola and raffle. Everyone is welcome!