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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Butterfly ID Workshop and Walk

Saturday 6th June 2015: 10.30am
Windmill Farm And Nature Reserve, The Lizard

Join the Cornwall Branch at this wonderful event where you will be taught how to ID butterflies, followed by a guided walk to see what you can find on this beautiful nature reserve.

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Devon Moth Trapping Event

Saturday 6th June 2015: 9.00pm
Dunsdon DWT Reserve, Pancrasweek, Holsworthy

Please join us at this joint event with Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch and the Devon Wildlife Trust.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 6th June 2015, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bradenham, Bucks

Join us on a walk to see Small Blues and other spring species.

Field Trip: Bratton Castle

Saturday 6th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Bratton Castle

This South Wiltshire Group walk will be to look for the Wall Brown and Adonis Blues.

Yorkshire Branch At Hunmanby Grange Open Gardens

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th June 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Hunmanby Grange

This is a National Garden Scheme Event. The Yorkshire Branch will have a stall at the event and on Sunday 7th June Allan Rodda and Jackie Holder will lead guided walks to Fordon Banks.

South Wales Moth Trapping

Saturday 6th June to Sunday 23rd August 2015
Ynys Hir RSPB Reserve

A series of three events on 6th June, 5th July and 23rd August. Ceredigion Moth Group are keen to recruit more moth recorders and will be showing moths trapped overnight at the RSPB reserve Ynys-hir.

Field Trip: Whitesheet Hill

Sunday 7th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Whitesheet Hill

This trip will be to review the state of the reserve in the South West of the County. Marsh Fritillary occurred in good numbers in the past but did poorly in 2014.

Norfolk - Catfield Fen Open Day

Sunday 7th June 2015: 9.00am
Catfield Fen

Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.

Marsh Frit

Devon: Butterfly Walk At Dunsdon DWT Reserve

Sunday 7th June 2015: 11.00am
Pancrasweek, Holsworthy

Join the Devon Branch on a beautiful butterfly walk at this flagship reserve, where you can see the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk moth.

Small Blue

East Scotland - Borders - Coastal Butterflies & Moths

Sunday 7th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Burnmouth, Berwickshire

A walk south along the Berwickshire coastal path to visit a colony of the rare and very localised Small Blue butterfly, with the chance of plenty more butterflies and moths along the way. A Borders Nature Festival event.

Warwickshire

Sunday 7th June 2015: 11.00am
PURLEY QUARRY

Guided butterfly walk to see Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Small Heath and other spring butterflies.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 10th June 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Warwickshire

Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th June 2015, 8.30pm-1.00am
DOLLMAN FARM ORCHARD, RUGBY

Moth trapping night within a large apple orchard with potential for Pinion-spotted Pug.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 13th June 2015, 11.00am-2.00pm
Holtspur Valley Reserves, Bucks

Join us on a visit to our flagship reserve.

Field Trip: Landford Bog

Saturday 13th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Landford Bog

This is a South Wiltshire Group trip to look for Silver-studded Blue and is an unusual acid-based habitat for Wiltshire

Field Trip: Somerford Common & Webb’s Wood

Sunday 14th June 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
Somerford Common & Webb’s Wood

It has been a while since we have visited Somerford Common as a field trip. The clay soil in this area can be muddy at the best of times so sturdy boots or wellies are recommended if there has been recent rain.

Norfolk - Swallowtail Day

Sunday 14th June 2015: 10.00am
Wheatfen Nature Reseve

Held in conjunction with The Ted Ellis Trust at Wheatfen Nature Reserve, Surlingham. An opportunity to see Swallowtails.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 14th June 2015, 11.00am-2.00pm
Holtspur Valley Reserves, Bucks

Join us on a visit to our flagship reserve.

Poplar Hawk-moth

East Scotland - Borders - Moths with the Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group

Sunday 14th June 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Hunting Hall Farm Nr Lowick, N Northumberland

An opportunity for youngsters to discover moths in last night's light-trap and to learn about their fascinating lives, followed by butterfly-themed activities in the resource centre at the farm. Tea and cakes too! A Borders Nature Festival event.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Tuesday 16th June 2015: 11.00am
Salcey Forest.

Joint meeting with the Desborough Wildlife Group at Salcey Forest looking for Wood Whites and general wildlife. Meet at the ‘horsebox’ car park on Midshires Way, Grid ref. SP 801509 at 11 a.m.Leader Doug Goddard