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.

Brown Hairstreak Egg Surveys

Wednesday 15th October 2014 to Friday 10th April 2015
Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire

Brown Hairstreak egg surveys - once a week on a weekday - contact Richard Smith

Brown Hairstreak Egg Surveys

Wednesday 15th October 2014 to Friday 10th April 2015
Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire

Brown Hairstreak egg surveys - once a week on a weekday - contact Richard Smith

Orange-tip on Forget-me-not

Lincolnshire Branch Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 28th March 2015, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitor's Centre (near Bardney)

Come and hear Martin Davies talk about the Butterflies of the Mediterranean Area.

Hertfordshire and Middlesex

Saturday 28th March 2015, 10.40am-5.30pm
Welwyn Civic Centre, Welwyn, Hertfordshire

You are invited to the Hertfordshire and Middlesex AGM and Members’ Day on Saturday 28th March 2015 at Welwyn Civic Centre, Welwyn, Hertfordshire. Guest speakers are Dr Dan Hoare, Butterfly Conservation's Head of Regions and Lesley Davies, Chief Executive of the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust. All welcome

Upper Thames Conservation Review Day

Saturday 28th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Dinton Pastures, Hurst, Berks

The day is for interested members to gather and discuss local conservation work.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 15th April 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
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! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Dorset: Spring At Alners Gorse

Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th April 2015, 8.00pm-1.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve

Celebrate spring moths, Dawn Chorus and butterflies

Wild About Wensum

Saturday 25th April 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Pensthorpe

This educational event offers an inspiring insight into the natural environment of the Wensum

Pearl BF

Butterfly Walk near Looe Bay

Saturday 25th April 2015: 10.30am
The Monkey Sanctuary, near Looe

A visit to the Millendreath to Seaton coastal footpath to search for Britain’s earliest flying Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies in this unique habitat.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 29th April 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Tuesday 5th May 2015: 6.30pm
Twywell Hills and Dales

Roosting butterflies and caterpillar crawl. Searching for roosting Grizzled and Dingy Skippers in the early evening and then looking for caterpillars of grassland species as it gets dark. Torch and good footwear will be needed. Meet in the main car park at 6.30pm. Grid Ref. SP938772 Leaders Andy Wyldes and Doug Goddard.

North Norfolk Meeting

Wednesday 6th May 2015: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

Wildlife of FYR Macedonia – an unknown part of Europe

East Midlands Branch, Field Trip - Ketton Quarry

Saturday 9th May 2015: 10.00am
Ketton Quarry (Leicestershire)

Join the East Midlands Branch on our first field trip of 2015. Target species for this quarry site are Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies.

Green Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Field Trip

Saturday 9th May 2015, 10.30am-4pm
Am: Byron Farm, North Somercotes; Pm: Donna Nook

Join us for a morning stroll around specially planted meadows for butterflies at North Somercotes, and after lunch, at Donna Nook on the coast. Bring your camera.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 10th May 2015: 10.30am
Sharpenhoe Clappers

Sharpenhoe Clappers to look for Spring Butterflies especially Orange Tip, Green Hairstreak & Dingy Skippers. Meet in the NT car park at 10.30am Grid Ref: TL064296 Leader David Chandler.

Pearl BF

Devon: Butterfly Walk In Torrington

Sunday 10th May 2015: 1.00pm
Great Torrington Commons

Join the Devon Branch of Butterfly Conservation on a visit to the Great Torrington Commons - a great site to spot the Pearl-bordered Fritillary & Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Wednesday 13th May 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
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! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

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Butterfly Field Trip at Kilkhampton Common

Saturday 16th May 2015: 11.00am
Near Kilkhampton, NE Cornwall

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch at this new site to our field trip programme, where 21 species of butterfly were recorded in 2014.