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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Sussex Branch: Bevendean Butterflies

Saturday 18th July 2015: 11.00am
Bevendean, Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch on this walk to see Chalk Hill blue, Marbled White and other downland butterfly species. We will also be doing a Big Butterfly Count!

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Sussex Branch: Friston Big Butterfly Count Walk

Saturday 18th July 2015, 10.30am-2.30pm
Frsiton Gallops, near Jevington, Wealden

Please join the Sussex Branch on this walk to find the Chalk Hill blue, Small and Common blue butterflies, as well as the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. We are also hoping to do a Big Butterfly Count!

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East Scotland: Angus - Balgavies Loch Bioblitz

Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th July 2015, 7.30pm-4.00pm

A comprehensive exploration of the SWT Balgavies Reserve with the objective of recording as many species as possible over 24 hours. Activities will start on the Saturday evening. with moth trapping and wine ropes starting around 7:30pm. Traps will be opened at 10:00am on Sunday with butterfly walks during the day.

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Norfolk - Moths At Catfield Fen

Sunday 19th July 2015: 10.00am
Catfield Fen

Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths

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Dorset: Wild Sunday

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-1.00pm
Avon Heath Country Park

Interested in moths? Join the Dorset Branch to see what species get caught in the overnight moth trap and join them on a butterfly walk where there will be a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day!

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, Near Winchester

Join Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch at this Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day near Winchester to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation's Magdalen Hill Down Reserve!

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Field Trip: Chobham Common

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-1.00pm
Surrey SU965649, GU24 8TL

Join the Surrey Branch on a field trip to Chobham Common, a National Nature Reserve (NNR), Special Protection Area (SPA) under the EU Birds Directive and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

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Kent: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 19th July 2015: 10.30am
High Elms Country Park, Farnborough, Bromley

Join the Kent Branch for a walk in this 250 acre public park which is a Local Nature Reserve on the North Downs.

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Woodland Butterfly Walk

Sunday 19th July 2015: 1.00pm
Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.

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Field Trip: Danks Down

Sunday 19th July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
near Ford, west of Chippenham

This walk includes a steep South West facing section of limestone down. This is a quiet mid Summer period for many species but our objective will be to find a White-letter Hairstreak.

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Warwickshire: Reserve Open Day

Sunday 19th July 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve, near Ryton-on-Dunsmore

Join the Warwickshire Branch at their reserve to see summer butterflies and wildlife.

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-1.30pm
North Bucks Way, Milton Keynes, Bucks

Join us on a walk looking for summer butterflies and a chance to do a Big Butterfly Count!

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Butterfly Walk

Sunday 19th July 2015: 2.00pm
north-west of Flyford Flavell (east of Worcester)

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk at our Grafton Wood Reserve, where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies.

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Dorset: Guided Walk On The Fleet

Sunday 19th July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
The Fleet Nature Reserve

Join the Dorset Branch on this search for the Lulworth Skipper Butterfly on the Fleet! It is also a great opportunity to take part in a Big Butterfly Count!

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Cumbria: Butterfly Walk

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 10.30am-3.00pm
Hutton Roof Crags and Lancelot Clark Storth

Join the Cumbria Branch on this Big Butterfly Count event, where we hope to see butterflies like Dark Green and High Brown Fritillary.

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West Midlands: Search for Grayling

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
Two south Shropshire Sites

Join the West Midlands Branch on a visit to two sites to see the Grayling butterfly.

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 10.00am-0.00pm
Pitstone Hill, Bucks

Join us on a field trip looking for butterflies, day-flying moths and flora and a chance to do a Big Butterfly Count!

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Tuesday 21st July 2015: 10.30am
Trent Park (Enfield, North London)

Join the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch for a walk in the extensive grounds of Trent Park to see common grassland and parkland butterflies.

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Surrey Branch: Broadstreet Common

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Surrey SU968509, GU2 8LW

Join the Surrey Branch on a field trip to this Surrey Wildlife Trust Reserve.

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Dorset: Lankham Bottom Family Bioblitz Day

Tuesday 21st to Wednesday 22nd July 2015, 7.00pm-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve

Join the Dorset Branch on one or both days of this event, which includes a BBQ, moth trapping and guided butterfly walks. Ideal for beginners and new members!

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 22nd July 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.

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East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - MOTHS IN THE MORNING

Thursday 23rd July 2015, 10.00am-0.30pm
Burn O' Vat Visitor Centre, Near Dinnet, Aboyne

Discover the marvellous moths caught in the live traps set up overnight in the woods on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time allows.