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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Northern Ireland - International Pollinator Pow-wow

Wednesday 27th to Thursday 28th August 2014, 9.30am-4.30pm
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon

An opportunity for anyone interested in pollinators to come together to network, discuss and plan for the future.

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Lincolnshire Work Party

Wednesday 27th. August 2014: 2pm-4pm
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!

Brown Hairstreak

Joint Lincolnshire & Norfolk Field Trip

Sunday 7th September 2014: 11am
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

The purpose of this joint field trip with the Lincolnshire and Norfolk Branches is to target the Brown Hairstreak. Do join us.

Wiltshire: Field Trip, Park Bottom

Saturday 13th September 2014: 11.00am
Park Bottom

A South Wiltshire Group walk. Target Species: Small Copper, Comma, Common and Adonis Blue

Bog Squad Workparty,Langlands Moss LNR

Saturday 13th September 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
N South Lanarkshire, Just Outside East Kilbride

The Mosses look great at this time of year - plenty of colour, fungi and maybe some moths! We are working here with the Friends of Langlands Moss to help keep the bog wet for rare species such as the Large Heath. The work will involve ditch blocking and scrub removal.

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Highlands - Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 13th September, 10:30 - c4pm
Polmaily, Drumnadrochit

Join us for another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper.

East Scotland - Borders - Moths At The Hirsel

Friday 19th September 2014, 7.30pm-11.00pm
Dundock Wood, The Hirsel, Coldstream

Come and discover moths in this long-established woodland which hasn't been studied much for 60 years.

Merefest

Merefest!

Saturday 20th September 2014, 11.00am-9.30pm
Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Free activities throughout the day, all with a wildlife theme, followed by evening entertainment, hot food and refreshments. Free parking also available.

Norfolk Branch AGM

Saturday 27th September 2014, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Norwich City College, Ipswich Road, NR2 2LJ.

Talks, photographic competition and AGM

Bog Squad Workparty, Blairbeich Bog

Saturday 27th September 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Blairbeich Bog, near Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire

We will continue our work on invasive rhododendron and other scrub, and carry out a peat depth survey at this lovely site inside the Loch Lomond National Park. We are also planning to do some moth-trapping the night before. (N.B. there will be additional workparties here on 18 & 25 October).

Members' Day, Scotland

Saturday 4th October 2014, 10.00am-4.45pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day, an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season. N.B. Please note change of date from that originally stated (to avoid the Ryder Cup!).

Wild about Norfolk

Saturday 11th October 10:00am-4:00pm
Easton College, Easton, NR9 5DX

Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.

Yorkshire Members' Day And AGM

Sunday 12th October 2014, 10.30am-4.00pm
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington

Join us for the annual Members' Day and AGM at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington.

A Journey Across Papua New Guinea

Wednesday 5th November 2014: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

“A Journey across Papua New Guinea”. An illustrated talk by Ann Duff. Contact: Judy Dunmore, Tel: 01263 822550

Bog Squad Workparty, Cander Moss

Tuesday 9th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Cander Moss, near Larkhall in South Lanarkshire

We will use hand tools to remove small birch trees across the open bog.