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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Hampshire & Isle Of Wight: Bentley Station Meadow Work Party

Wednesday 2nd March 2016, 10.00am-3.00pm
Bentley, Between Farnham And Alton

Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch cutting out scrub in grassland on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. The reserve is within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) notified for the grassland and woodland habitats.

Habitat Management At A Brynamman Marsh Fritillary Site

Friday 4th March 2016
Brynamman

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular pony grazing. A joint event with WTSWW. Contact: Richard Smith (01446 793229) for details of meeting point.

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Gloucestershire: Prestbury Hill Reserve Work Party

Saturday 5th March 2016, 10.00am-3.00pm
Whittington, east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch scrub bashing on their Prestbury Hill Reserve. This reserve has two areas of limestone grassland, high on the Cotswold scarp slope, east of Cheltenham and there are marvellous views across the Severn Vale and beyond.

Green Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Twyford Forest

Saturday 5th March 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Forest Nr Colsterworth

Join us as we clear scrub in two of the best areas in the country for the Grizzled and Dingy Skipper butterflies.

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Gloucestershire: Prestbury Hill Reserve Work Party

Sunday 6th March 2016, 10.00am-3.00pm
Whittington, east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch scrub bashing on their Prestbury Hill Reserve. This reserve has two areas of limestone grassland, high on the Cotswold scarp slope, east of Cheltenham and there are marvellous views across the Severn Vale and beyond.

Habitat Management At A Brynamman Marsh Fritillary Site

Tuesday 8th March 2016
Brynamman

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular pony grazing. A joint event with WTSWW. Contact: Richard Smith (01446 793229) for details of meeting point.

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Gloucestershire: Rough Bank Work Party

Thursday 10th March 2016, 10.00am-3.00pm
Calf Way, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch's work party on our Rough Bank reserve in the Cotswolds, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and home to 33 species of butterfly, 42 species of nationally scarce and rare moths and 12 species of orchid.

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Wednesday 16th March 2016
Alun Valley, Nr Bridgend

Details for all Alun Valley dates, as per 14th February above. 10.00am. SS913763. Contact: Richard Smith (01446 793229) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 19th March 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Perryfields Quarry Reserve, Portland

Join the Dorset Branch on their annual visit to control scrub re-growth and open up new areas for butterflies on their Perryfields Quarry Reserve on Portland.

Chalk Hill Blue

Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 20th March 2016: 10.00am
Devil's Dyke, Newmarket, Cambs

Join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch on this conservation work party which will concentrate on habitat management for the Dingy Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 20th March 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch Common, near Sturminster Newton, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on a conservation work party at Lydlinch, part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. This visit will incorporate a survey of Devil's-bit Scabious on the site.