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.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 4th June 2016: 11.00am
Bradenham, Bucks

A field meeting targeting the mall Blue and other early summer butterflies.

East Scotland Angus - NATIONAL MOTH NIGHT

Thursday 9th June 2016, 8.00pm-10.00pm
Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

Join local recorders and staff at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre as they identify moths caught in the previous nights traps and see more traps in action.

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East Midlands Branch Field Trip - Isle Of Wight Weekend

Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th June 2016, 10am-4pm
Isle Of Wight

Target species: Saturday:- Glanville Fritillary, Small Blue, Dingy and Grizzled Skippers. The timing should be mid-season for Glanville Fritillary which is often the most frequent butterfly present at this location. Sunday:- springtime butterflies including Green Hairstreak, Small Blue, Wall Brown and possibly Clouded Yellow, Painted Lady and Humming-bird Hawkmoth

Swallowtail

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 19th June 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Ted Ellis Nature Reserve, Norfolk.

Join us on our Field Trip to see the beautiful Swallowtail butterfly.

High brown fritillary

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th June 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Aish Tor, Dartmoor, Devon

This Field Trip is for a week-end visit to Aish Tor, Dartmoor to see the rare High Brown Fritillary.

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Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm
Deepdale, North Yorkshire

This Field Trip to Deepdale, North Yorkshire, to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, will be on Saturday, 2nd July or Sunday, 3rd July 2016 if the weather on the Saturday is poor.

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Suffolk: Red Lodge Butterflies & Big Butterfly Count

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.00am
Bury Saint Edmunds

Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!

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The Big Butterfly Count

Friday 15th July to Sunday 7th August 2016
Nationwide

Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.

Silver-washed Fritillary

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 16th July 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm
Bedford Purlieus NNR, Cambridgeshire

Field Trip to see the Silver-washed Fritillary and the White-letter Hairstreak at Bedford Purlieus will be on Sat. 16th July 2016 or if the weather is poor, on Sun, 17th July 2016.

East Scotland Angus - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.00am-0.00pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie Nr. Dundee

MOTH IDENTIFYING SESSION - Join Rangers and moth recorders as they empty the moth traps which have been running overnight. This event is free to attend, though a car park fee is payable on entry to the park. To book a place for this event, please contact the Rangers on 01241 860360 or email crombiepark@angus.gov.uk

Grayling

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Sunday 24th July 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Conesby Quarry - Phoenix Slag Banks

Join us on our Field Trip to find the Grayling butterfly at Conesby Quarry (10 a.m.) and Phoenix Slag Banks (2 p.m.)

Elephant Hawk

Lincolnshire Moth Night

Saturday 30th July 2016, 9.30pm-11.55pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Join us for a bumper Moth Night with some six lights in various areas - we are hoping for 100+ macro moths!

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Lincolnshire Branch Open Day & AGM

Sunday 31st July 2016: 10.00am
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Join the Lincolnshire Branch for our Annual Open Day, which includes a popular Guided Butterfly Walk. The day is very suitable for families. Our AGM also takes place today & starts at 3 p.m.

Wall

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 13th August 2016, 10.30am-4.30pm
Saltfleetby - Theddlethorpe Dunes NNR (Rimac)

Our last Field Trip of the year is to Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes NNR (Rimac) to see the Wall Brown and other Summer butterflies.