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 the Gloucestershire Branch at this Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust event at Slimbridge. Though far less well known than their day-time cousins, there are 50 times more moths than butterflies, they are much more diverse, and their stories are much more amazing.
Join Francis Kelly & SWT ranger Jo Saunders on this extensive heathland owned by the MoD. We will be looking for dragonflies and butterflies. Wellies NOT essential.
Joint Bat & Moth event in association with Glasgow City Council Countryside Ranger Service.
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 West Midlands Branch on this Brown Hairstreak Open Day.
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 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 at this SWT reserve to look for the Brown Hairstreak.
Leader: Nigel Jackman. Target: Brown Hairstreak
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 all about bats.
Join us in search of some migrant moths in the beautiful Kilcoan Gardens
Join this South Wiltshire Group walk to see Small Copper, Comma, Common Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
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.
We will continue our work on this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. The work will involve ditch-blocking and removal of small conifer saplings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.
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.
Leader: Francis Kelly. Target: Brown Hairstreak
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
Leader: David Robinson. Target: Brown Hairstreak
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 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.
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.
Discover some of the fascinating nocturnal inhabitants of community-owned Greenmyres Farm, as we use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths, plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats. A local astronomer will be on hand too with a telescope to view the wonders of the night sky (or demonstrate what would otherwise be visible if it is cloudy)!
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.
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.
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!