You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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An opportunity to see some colourful late summer moths in the wooded areas of Harestanes Country Visitor Centre.
Join Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch on this open dry heathland owned by the MoD. We will be looking for dragonflies and butterflies. Wellies are advised.
Come and find the Dorset Branch stall at this 2-day fair, which is all about woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside . We will be on Conservation Row with a display of butterflies and moths, children’s activities and sales.
If you missed the Selsley Common walk in June, join the Gloucestershire Branch for a second chance to see the beautiful Adonis Blue, as well as, we hope, a good selection of other butterflies. We will follow one of the new walks in the updated Butterfly walks in Gloucestershire booklet.
Join the Kent Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in West Sussex.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this Natural England site where we are aiming to see Silver-Spotted Skipper, Brown Argus and Clouded Yellow butterflies and the spectacular view of the Meon Valley.
Join the West Midlands Branch on this Brown Hairstreak Open Day.
Join the Devon Branch for two separate walks (11.30am or 1pm) looking for Brown Hairstreak butterflies and their eggs. Surveying for eggs on the Blackthorn hedges will be shown, so you will be able to check your home patches of Blackthorn.
Join Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch on a walk around this beautiful Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies.
Join Nigel Jackman from the Surrey Branch on a trip to Merrow / Pewley Downs, where we hope to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies.
Come along to see how we trap & record moths and find out why we do it.
Clyde Bat Group are also attending to take you on a bat walk & tell you about bats.
Join this South Wiltshire Group walk to see Small Copper, Comma, Common Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join us in search of some migrant moths in the beautiful Kilcoan Gardens
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site, where we hope to see Silver-Spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue and Clouded Yellow butterflies and other good flora and fauna.
Come and find the Dorset Branch on Sunday at this busy show in the Bee Tent at the top of the field (look for the large BEES sign on top of the tent). We will have an Information and Display Stall and children’s activities, live moths and sales.
Join the Norfolk Branch on a joint trip with the Lincolnshire Branch to look for the late emerging Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch for a field trip to see Brown Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Madagascar - Birding the eighth Continent
Join David Robinson from the Surrey Branch on a morning field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Arnside Natural History Society on our first moth event in this marvellous limestone woodland and grassland. Lights and traps will be used in differing habitats, hopefully to attract a large and varying range of species.
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
Join the Devon Branch on a Marsh Fritillary larval web hunt and learn how to spot these webs of this beautiful endangered butterfly, as this is often the best way to record the strength of a colony.
This one-day course provides an introduction to moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths, whether you are a beginner or are already moth-watching and want a little more 'methodology' and knowledge.
Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling uncleared areas.
Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!
If you couldn't make the Spring Fair, come to Conservation Zone at the Plant Heritage Autumn Fair at Helmingham Hall Gardens. Suffolk Branch is unable to attend the event this year, but we are hoping to be present at the Plant Heritage Spring Fair in May 2017
Join the Gloucestershire Branch preparing for the next open day of the Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden. Helpers are always welcome, but if you are not a regular, then please phone in advance, in case of a late change of time or day.
The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.
A personal presentation by Rex Bale of his photography, for Butterfly Conservation's Dorset Branch volunteers and their friends/spouses.