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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Devon: Moth Night

Saturday 23rd May 2015: 8.30pm
Hazelwood Farm, Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton

Please join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on this joint event with the Devon Moth Group. The location we are visiting has some 40+ species, including the Lunar Thorn, Water Carpet, Puss moth and Barred Umber.

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Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 23rd May 2015, 9.30am-4.00pm
Ivinghoe Beacon, Buckinghamshire

Come and join us in the morning looking for the Duke of Burgundy & Grizzled Skipper, and later, elsewhere, for the Small Blue.

Devon Members-Only Event At Lydford Old Railway

Sunday 24th May 2015: 1.00pm
Lydford, Okehampton, Devon

Members of Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch are being invited on a day out to the Lydford Old Railway Reserve, which is home to what is probably the only colony of Heath Fritillary in the county.

Marsh Frit

Marsh Fritillary Day At The Lizard

Sunday 24th May 2015: 11.00am
Predannack, The Lizard, Near Mullion

Join the Cornwall Branch on this guided walk on the Lizard searching for newly emerged Marsh Fritillary butterflies.

East Midlands Field Trip - Asfordby Hill

Sunday 24th May 2015: 11.00am
Asfordby Hill/Brown's Hill Quarry & Holwell Mineral Line (Leicestershire)

Join us on a training event for identification of spring butterflies including Dingy & Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak, so very useful for new members.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 24th May 2015, 11.00am-2.00pm
Stonepit Field, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Bucks

Join us on a field trip looking for the Small Blue and other grassland butterflies.

Blue

Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 27th May 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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Mount Fancy Bioblitz

Thursday 28th May 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Mount Fancy Farm

Become a nature detective for the day and learn all about the fascinating wildlife living on Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.

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Dingy Skipper Walk

Saturday 30th May 2015: 1.30pm
Littlemill Bing, Near Rankinston KA6

A guided walk to hopefully see Dingy Skipper butterflies - one of the rarer species in our area.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 30th May 2015, 10.30am-1.30pm
Lardon Chase, Streatley, Berks

Join us on a field trip to search for first-generation Adonis Blues and other spring butterflies.

Field Trip: Sidbury Hill

Saturday 30th May 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Sidbury Hill

This chalk grassland site has spectacular views over Salisbury Plain and has a rich assortment of butterflies and other wildlife.

East Scotland, Lothians

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.30am-3.00pm
North Berwick Law

A trip round this intriguing geological feature where we hope to see Wall Brown and perhaps Speckled Wood butterflies amongst others.

Field Trip: Grovely Wood

Sunday 31st May 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Grovely Wood

This trip is planned to see, and get familiar with, common and some of the uncommon of our spring butterflies. Bring a packed lunch. Approximate walking distance 5 miles.

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.30am-1.30pm
Hackpen Hill, Oxon

Join us on a field trip to look for spring butterflies and day-flying moths.

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Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 31st May 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Wood Nr Colsterworth

This is an opportunity to see three great butterflies: the Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak. We do a lot of conservation work at Twyford, and this Field Trip reaps the rewards!