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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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017: 10am
Wyre Forest, Bewdley, west of Kidderminster

Join the West Midlands Branch on a habitat management work party in the Wyre Forest, near Kidderminster...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017, 11am-3pm
Hendre Wood, near Monmouth

Join the South Wales Branch for habitat management in Hendre Wood, near Monmouth. We will be clearing cut rideside vegetation to encourage the germination of Wood Spurge, the larval food plant of the Drab Looper moth...

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at their Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little of time as you wish.

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Scotland: Looking After Our Beautiful Snout

Sunday 12th March 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Near Aberfoyle, FK8 3TH

Following the success of the first event, a second work party has been organised to protect a colony of the very rare Beautiful Snout from encroaching rhododendron. Jacket potatoes, tea, coffee, cake and biscuits will be provided!

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Cumbria: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017: 10am
Capes Head, Old Park Wood, Holker

Join the Cumbria Branch on one of their monthly Sunday work parties. Today's is at Capes Head, east of Grange-over-Sands...

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Cumbria: Work Party

Wednesday 15th March 2017: 10am
Graythwaite Primrose Planting

Join the Cumbria Branch on a work party planting primroses at Graythwaite (near Ulverston)...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 15th March 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 15th March 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 15th March 2017: 10.30am
Prees Heath Common Reserve, Whitchurch, north of Shrewsury

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Prees Heath Common reserve...

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 16th March 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Brockham Quarry, East Of Dorking

Join Surrey Branch & Surrey Wildlife Trust managing habitat for Small Blue butterflies at Brockham Quarry, east of Dorking...

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Sussex: Work Party

Saturday 18th March 2017, 9.45am-3.30pm
Graffham Down, near Petworth, north-east of Chichester

Join the Sussex Branch on a work party managing habitat at Graffham Down. More details available closer to the date.

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Devon: Work Party

Saturday 18th March 2017: 10.00am
Miltor Mator, near Kingskerswell, west of Torquay

Join the Devon Branch's work party at Miltor Mator Common (near Kingskerswell), which borders Stoneycombe Quarry. It is a good locality for Grizzled Skipper, now an increasingly rare butterfly in Devon. The contact information for this event have been updated so please check full event details.

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Work Party

Sunday 19th March 2017: 10am
Devil's Dyke, south-west Newmarket

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on a work party at Devil's Dyke (south-west Newmarket) that will concentrate on habitat management aimed at the Dingy Skipper butterfly...

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 19th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney

Do join us on one of our winter work parties at Chambers Farm Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management. Any time you could give on between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

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Bedfordshire And Northamptonshire: Winter Work Party

Sunday 19th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Fermyn Woods Country Park, Brigstock, south-east of Corby

Join the Beds and Northants Branch for scrub clearance in the main park for Dingy and Grizzled Skippers and Green Hairstreaks Brigstock (south-east of Corby)...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd March 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve, near Bardney

Do come and help the Lincolnshire Branch tidy our Snakeholme Pit reserve near Bardney ready for spring...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Rough Bank reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...

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Highlands And Islands: Bog Squad Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017, 9.30am-3.00pm
Cannich-Glen Affric

Join the Highlands and Islands Branch on a work party that will benefit a range of peatland habitat dependant butterflies and moths (and dragonflies!)....

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county.

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Scotland: Glen Affric Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017, 9.30am-3pm
Cannich, Inverness-shire

The Bog Squad will be returning to Glen Affric to team up once again with the British Dragonfly Society to continue installing ditch-blocking dams. Glen Affric is well known for its beautiful forests and lochs though it also provides important habitat for a range of butterfly species including Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Large Heath.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 29th March 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 29th March 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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Sussex: Work Party

Saturday 1st April 2017, 9.45am-3.30pm
Graffham Down, near Petworth, north-east of Chichester

Join the Sussex Branch on a work party managing habitat at Graffham Down. More details available closer to the date.

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Highlands And Islands: Glen Orrin Work Party

Sunday 2nd April 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Glen Orrin, west of Muir of Ord

Another chance to help us cut back vegetation and rake up excessive bracken to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries at this site (west of Muir of Ord....

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 23rd April 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney

Do join us on one of our winter work parties at Chambers Farm Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management. Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

Polmaily Scrub Clearance Team

Highlands And Islands: Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Polmaily, Near Drumnadrochit

Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling un-cleared areas.