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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Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 23rd August 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Kirton In Lindsey

A chance to survey an under-recorded part of Lincolnshire. Come and join us in this pioneering day!

Upper Thames

Sunday 23rd August 2015: 11.00am
Wishmoor Bottom Berks

A trip to a reliable place to see the Grayling.

Field Trip: Ballard Down (Dorset)

Sunday 23rd August 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Ballard Down (Dorset)

This joint trip with Dorset Branch is targeting good views of Adonis Blue and other high summer species. Bring a packed lunch.

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East Scotland Angus - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 23rd August 2015, 10.00am-0.00pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie, Broughty Ferry

Moth trapping on Saturday night. Examination and identification session on Sunday morning from 10.00am - 12.00 midday with Rangers and local moth recorder.

Wall

East Midlands: Field Trip To Longstone Edge

Sunday 23rd August 2015: 10.30am
Peak District, Derbyshire

The target species is the Wall butterfly, but there could also be Dark Green Fritillary and the Brown Argus (Peak District Race), depending on how advanced the butterfly season is.

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Big Butterfly Day Out

Tuesday 25th August 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve

A day of wildlife related fun and activities at Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.

Brown Argus

Devon: Orley Common Butterfly Walk

Saturday 29th August 2015: 1.30pm
Orley Common, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot

Join the Devon Branch on this trip to find the Brown Argus butterfly.

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Northern Ireland: Lepidoptera Of Larchfield Estate

Saturday 29th August 2015: 10.00am
Hillsborough Forest Car Park

Explore the Lepidoptera of Larchfield Estate. Meet 10am at Hillsborough Forest Park car park, for onward travel to Larchfield (car sharing encouraged). Moths traps will be set the previous night and opened on Saturday morning.

Upper Thames Field Trip

Sunday 30th August 2015: 11.00am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

A walk to see what has survived the summer.

Bog Squad Workparty,Langlands Moss LNR

Sunday 30th August 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
N South Lanarkshire, Just Outside East Kilbride

We are continuing our work here with the fantastic Friends of Langlands Moss to help keep the bog nice and wet for rare species. The work will involve ditch blocking

Brown Hairstreak

Devon: Brown Hairstreak Hunt

Sunday 30th August 2015, 11.30am-2.30pm
Preston Down Nr. Paignton

Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on their Brown Hairstreak Hunt at Preston Down

Wall

Gloucestershire: Nottingham Hill

Sunday 30th August 2015, 2.00pm-5.00pm
east of Bishop's Cleeve and Woodmancote

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a walk on this hill fort to see the Wall butterfly.

Brown Hairstreak

Gloucestershire: Lower Moor Farm and Clattinger

Saturday 5th September 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
south of Cirencester, near Kemble

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on an end of season joint field trip with the Wiltshire Branch to look for the elusive Brown Hairstreak and other late summer butterflies at these Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Reserves.

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Walk from Rame Head to Penlee Point

Saturday 5th September 2015: 1.00pm
Rame To Penlee, Near Kingsand

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this scenic walk to find late-summer butterflies and day-flying moths.

Child with Privet-hawk Moth

Dorset: Dorset County Show

Sunday 6th September 2015
Dorchester Showground

Join the Dorset Branch in the Bee Tent at the top of the field and visit our Information and Display Stall at the busy Dorset County Show. There will be children’s activities, live moths and Sales.

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Gloucestershire: National Moth Night

Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th September 2015
Various Sites

Organised by Atropos and Butterfly Conservation, Moth Night is the annual celebration of moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland by enthusiasts with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public.