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.

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.

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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.

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.

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

Upper Thames Field Trip

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

A walk to see what has survived the summer.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - NOCTURNAL MOTH ADVENTURES (MOTH NIGHT 2015)

Saturday 12th September 2015, 8.00pm-10.00pm (but may continue later, moths-permitting!)
St. Cyrus NNR, near Montrose

St. Cyrus National Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of butterflies and moths, but many people miss the moths that fly at night. Join local experts to discover the amazing variety of moths and listen out for night hunters including owls and bats with a bat detector!

Wiltshire: National Moth Night Event

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.00pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Moth traps will be running at the ranger from dusk until 11.30pm. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal for children who are interested in wildlife.