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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Devon: Moth Night

Saturday 23rd May 2015: 8.30pm
Hazelwood Farm, Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton

Please join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on this joint event with the Devon Moth Group. The location we are visiting has some 40+ species, including the Lunar Thorn, Water Carpet, Puss moth and Barred Umber.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 23rd May 2015, 10.30am-1.30pm
Grangelands NR, Lower Cadsden, Bucks

A field meeting to search for spring butterflies on chalk downland.

Devon Members-Only Event At Lydford Old Railway

Sunday 24th May 2015: 1.00pm
Lydford, Okehampton, Devon

Members of Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch are being invited on a day out to the Lydford Old Railway Reserve, which is home to what is probably the only colony of Heath Fritillary in the county.

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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Marsh Fritillary Day At The Lizard

Sunday 24th May 2015: 11.00am
Predannack, The Lizard, Near Mullion

Join the Cornwall Branch on this guided walk on the Lizard searching for newly emerged Marsh Fritillary butterflies.

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Mount Fancy Bioblitz

Thursday 28th May 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Mount Fancy Farm

Become a nature detective for the day and learn all about the fascinating wildlife living on Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.30am-3.00pm
North Berwick Law

A trip round this intriguing geological feature where we hope to see Wall Brown and perhaps Speckled Wood butterflies amongst others.

D Skipper

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Wood Nr Colsterworth

This is an opportunity to see three great butterflies: the Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak. We do a lot of conservation work at Twyford, and this Field Trip reaps the rewards!

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Butterfly ID Workshop and Walk

Saturday 6th June 2015: 10.30am
Windmill Farm And Nature Reserve, The Lizard

Join the Cornwall Branch at this wonderful event where you will be taught how to ID butterflies, followed by a guided walk to see what you can find on this beautiful nature reserve.

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Devon Moth Trapping Event

Saturday 6th June 2015: 9.00pm
Dunsdon DWT Reserve, Pancrasweek, Holsworthy

Please join us at this joint event with Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch and the Devon Wildlife Trust.

Marsh Frit

Devon: Butterfly Walk At Dunsdon DWT Reserve

Sunday 7th June 2015: 11.00am
Pancrasweek, Holsworthy

Join the Devon Branch on a beautiful butterfly walk at this flagship reserve, where you can see the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk moth.

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East Scotland - Borders - Coastal Butterflies & Moths

Sunday 7th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Burnmouth, Berwickshire

A walk south along the Berwickshire coastal path to visit a colony of the rare and very localised Small Blue butterfly, with the chance of plenty more butterflies and moths along the way. A Borders Nature Festival event.

Catfield Fen Open Day

Sunday 7th June 2015: 9.00am
Catfield Fen

Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.

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