You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join us on this guided walk at Landseer Park to find grassland, woodland and heath butterflies species.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a leisurely lunchtime walk (no more than an hour long) through the park to introduce people to the delights of urban butterflies.
Join the Lancashire Branch at Holme Park Quarry to find High Brown Fritillary and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies.
A decent ramble of 2–4 hours depending on the interests of those attending and the weather. We would hope to see a good range of summer butterflies, and dragonflies especially at World’s End.
A weekend course introducing the identification and natural history of moths and butterflies. This course is part of the University Certificate in Biological Recording, run jointly with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
For this year's second Mountain Ringlet walk, we're revisiting Kidsty Pike / High Raise to see one of Lakeland's most thriving colonies of this butterfly.
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heaths and Dark Green Fritillaries. Six-belted Clearwing and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found here, with the help of pheromone lures.
A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.
A walk through Bowdown Wood, a BBOWT reserve near Newbury, in search of the White Admiral.
This one-day course is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths and provides an introduction to micro-moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. Although small, many micro-moths are brightly coloured and distinctive, while others are less easy to identify. This course will help you sort out the different groups, and learn how to find and record them.
Do you live in or near Lancashire and have an interest in moths or butterflies? Join the Lancashire BC Branch for a day of interesting talks on local species and conservation work, amazing photography and a guided walk to find butterflies!
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore this mixed woodland that straddles both counties.
Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk to see White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies.
We will also be looking to repeat the sightings of Purple Emperor made in previous years from 12:30-3pm; bring a packed lunch and binoculars if you wish to stay for the afternoon.
A guided walk in ancient woodland
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
Join us on a walk around Hollingbury Park to look for the White-Letter Hairstreak amongst Brighton’s national collection of Elms.
Target species: Dark Green Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak, White Letter Hairstreak & possibly Silver Washed Fritillary.
Target species: Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple and White-letter Hairstreak, and a range of other woodland and grassland species
Join us for the last of the series of “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events funded by the ARC.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on a visit to Havant Thicket. We will move on to Southleigh Forest in the afternoon to look at a Purple Emperor assembly point. Following the success of the field trip in 2015, hope is high that this year could be even better!
The West Midlands Branch will have a stand inside the main entrance promoting the Plant Pots for Pollinators campaign, as well as the new book.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk in their Grafton Wood reserve, a remnant of the royal forest of Feckenham that covered much of this part of Worcestershire in the Middle Ages.
A guided walk around Bonnyfield Local Nature Reserve to have a closer look at the butterflies flying there.
A guided walk around Fallin Bing to have a closer look at the butterflies flying there.
We hope to see Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer butterflies on this woodland and heathland walk, which has been organised by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (a donation of £3 has been requested).
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch with the City of London Corporation watching Purple Emperor butterflies. Bring binoculars; it is essential to have good neck muscles and be able to look directly up above your head.
Join the East Scotland Branch for a walk over this moss to the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) part of it, to try and confirm the presence of the Large Heath butterfly.
Come along to hopefully see the Purple Emperor butterfly