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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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 10th 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 clearing the diagonal path and removing fencing.

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Wiltshire: Work Party

Friday 10th February 2017: 11am
West Yatton Down, north-west of Chippenham

Join the Wiltshire Branch on a scrub clearance day at West Yatton Down SSSI, north-west of Chippenham. These work parties are held on the second Friday of the month to conserve the environment on this beautiful site which supports nine species of orchid and more than thirty species of butterfly...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 11th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Rough Bank reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 12th February 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Do come and join us on one of our Winter Work Parties to manage Southrey Woods (Forestry Commission); its rides and paths, and to help coppice section 5 (this will make sense on site!)

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 12th February 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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Cumbria: Work Party

Sunday 12th February 2017: 10am
Witherslack Woods, south-west of Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch on one of their monthly Sunday work parties. Today's is near Whitbarrow National Nature Reserve (NNR)...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 15th February 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 15th 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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Cumbria: Work Party

Wednesday 15th February 2017: 10am
Witherslack Woods, south-west of Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch on a conservation work party near Whitbarrow National Nature Reserve (NNR)...

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In West Dorset And Portland

Saturday 18th February 2017, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Toller Porcorum, west of Maiden Newton

All are welcome to this presentation of the results of butterfly recording in West Dorset in 2016. Please come along as well if you might be interested in taking part in the monitoring in 2017.

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 18th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Bill Smyllie / Prestbury Hill Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at our Bill Smyllie Reserve (north-east of Cheltenham). We will be laying a hedge on the reserve boundary by the road...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Bill Smyllie / Prestbury Hill Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at our Bill Smyllie Reserve (north-east of Cheltenham). We will be laying a hedge on the reserve boundary by the road...

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney

Do join us on one of our winter work parties at Chambers Farm Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management. Any time you could give obetween 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

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North East England: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 9.45am-3pm
Bishop Middleham Quarry, between Bishop Auckland and Peterlee

Join the North East England Branch on a work party clearing scrub at Bishop Middleham Quarry (between Bishop Auckland and Peterlee). The work will be supervised by Durham Wildlife Trust...

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

Join Dorset branch on a conservation work party to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Perryfields Quarry Reserve, Portland

Join the Dorset Branch on their annual visit to control scrub re-growth and open up new areas for butterflies on their Perryfields Quarry Reserve on Portland.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10am-1pm
Aston Upthorpe Downs, Didcot, Oxon

Please join the Upper Thames Branch for this work party at Aston Upthorpe Downs, south of Didcot. Volunteers will be helping with scrub clearance to get the site ready for the spring butterflies...

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Devon: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10.30am-3pm
Bovey Heathfield Reserve, near Bovey Tracey

Join the Devon Branch on a work party on this Teignbridge Council owned nature reserve near Bovey Tracey, which holds a small population of Silver-studded Blue butterflies...

Wood White

West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bury Ditches, Lydbury North, Shropshire

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party to manage habitat for the Wood White butterfly at Bury Ditches, Lydbury North, south-west of Shrewsbury...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017: 10.30am
Cwmduhen, Carms

Join the South Wales Branch on a work party managing blackthorn for Brown Hairstreak butterflies. This is a joint event with the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW)...

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Bedfordshire And Northamptonshire: Winter Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Twywell Hills And Dales, east of Kettering, Northants

Join the Beds & Northants Branch for scrub clearance along the Twywell Hills and Dales transect route to benefit a range of grassland species.

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Tuesday 21st February 2017: 10am
Caeau Ffos Fach Reserve, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch on a habitat management work party at our Caeau Ffos Fach reserve near Cross Hands, where the Marsh Fritillary butterfly now flourishes...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd 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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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd February 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Gloucestershire: Indoor Meeting

Thursday 23rd February 2017: 8pm
Shurdington, south-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this indoor meeting in Shurdington (near Cheltenham). The main talk will be on Crickley Hill, presented by Julian Bendle, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Warden for Crickley Hill, Barrow Wake and Kilkenny Viewpoint...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 25th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Longwood Common / Nottingham Hill, east of Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch and the Save Our Magnificent Meadows Project on a work party clearing scrub to improve habitat for Wall Brown and other butterflies east of Bishops Cleeve (near Cheltenham)...

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 25th February 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm
Bernwood Meadows, Bucks

Search for Brown Hairstreak butterfly eggs at BBOWT's Bernwood Meadows reserve.

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Sussex: Work Party

Saturday 25th February 2017, 9.45am-3.30pm
Graffham Down, near Petworth, north-east of Chichester

Join the Sussex Branch on a work party managing habitat at Graffham Down. More details available closer to the date.