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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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.

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.

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.

Orange Tip

Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 2nd April 2016, 2.00pm-4.30pm
Chambers Farm Wood Education Centre Nr Bardney

Do join us to hear our two speakers: Ken Wade on "Hints & Tips for Better Nature Photographs", and Sharon Hearle, the Project Officer for East Anglia talking about aspects of her work.

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Lancashire: Belted Beauty Count

Sunday 17th April 2016: 10.30am
Potts Corner, near Heysham

Join the Lancashire Branch on their annual survey of the Belted Beauty moth colony.

Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Devon: Search For Pearls - Fritillary ID & Survey

Wednesday 20th April 2016, 10am-4pm
Dartmoor

Learn everything you need to know about the Pearl-bordered & Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and help us with the monitoring of these two declining species.

Spring Wood Celebration Day

Monday 2nd May 2016, 11am-4pm
Kiln Meadow Ipswich

Join Suffolk Branch at Kiln Meadow for butterfly and other guided walks, woodland crafts and demonstrations, family activities, music, food and much more. Parking is at Bourne Park

Spring Wood Celebration Day

Monday 2nd May 2016, 11am-4pm
Kiln Meadow Ipswich

Join Suffolk Branch at Kiln Meadow for butterfly and other guided walks, woodland crafts and demonstrations, family activities, music, food and much more. Park at Bourne Park off Stoke Park Drive and take free minibus to the event on Kiln Meadow.

Orange Tip

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 8th May 2016: 11.00am
Homefield Wood, Bockmer End, Bucks

This is our first field meeting of the year to look for early Spring butterflies.

Green Hairstreak

Cheshire & Peak: Introduction To Butterfly Recording

Tuesday 10th May 2016: 10.00am
Teggs Nose Country Park, Cheshire

Do you want to learn to record butterfly numbers in a more formal way to contribute to the scientific knowledge base? Join us for an “Introduction to Butterfly Recording” course...

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 14th May 2016: 11.00am
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks

Search for the Duke of Burgundy and other Spring species

Green Hair

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 15th May 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Mid-Lincolnshire Coast

Join us on our first Field Trip of the year to Chapel St. Leonards to see Spring butterflies including, we hope, Holly Blue, Green Hairstreak, and Wall Brown.

D Skipper

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 22nd May 2016: 11.00am
Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

Search for Dingy and Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak and other Spring butterflies

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Trip

Saturday 28th May 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Streatley, Berks

A field meeting targeting Adonis Blue and other spring species.

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 29th May 2016: 11.00am
Pitstone Hill And Aldbury Nowers, Bucks

A field meeting targeting spring butterflies.

Marsh Frit

Devon: Butterflies At Langaford

Saturday 4th June 2016, 11am-1pm
Langaford Farm, North Bovey

Join Jenny Plackett from Butterfly Conservation on a butterfly hunt, where we hope to have good views of the rare Marsh Fritillary.