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.

Winter Work Party: Yelnoe Wood

Sunday 8th January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Yelnoe Wood, Beds

Yelnoe Wood - Meet in the car park in the centre of Sharnbrook village

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 8th January 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at their Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little of time as you wish.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 9th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be clearing bramble and scrub with hand tools, then raking and burning.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 11th January 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

South Wales: Work Party

Sunday 15th January 2017: 10am
Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch undertaking habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm.

Winter Work Party: Fermyn Woods

Sunday 15th January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Fermyn Woods Country Park

Fermyn Woods Country Park Scrub clearance in the main park for Dingy and Grizzled Skippers and Green Hairstreaks.

Upper Thames Work Party

Sunday 15th January 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party. We'll be doing scrub removal and hedging.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 16th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be cutting scrub out of grassland and clearing the fence line around Rosebay Corner, using hand tools and a bonfire.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 18th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

Habitat Management workparty

Wednesday 18th January 2017: 10.30am
Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 18th January 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Thursday 19th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 20th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood F.C.

Sunday 22nd January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Do join us on one of our Winter Work Parties at Chambers Farm Wood (F.C.) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management.

Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 22nd January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

Upper Thames Work Party

Sunday 22nd January 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

Scrub clearance at Aston Upthorpe Downs

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 25th January 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 29th January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Do come and join us on one of a series of Winter Work Parties to manage Southrey Woods: its rides and paths, and to help coppice Section 5 (this will make sense on site!)

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 29th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow Reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be pollarding sallow near the well, removing sycamore and reducing hedge heights.

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 3rd February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

Habitat Management workparty

Sunday 5th February 2017
A South Wales Marsh Fritillary Site tbc

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management

Upper Thames Work Party

Sunday 5th February 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party. We'll be doing scrub removal and hedging.

Habitat Management workparty

Tuesday 7th February 2017: 10.00am
Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Habitat management at Caeau ffos fach/Median Farm