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.

Somerset and Bristol - Poldens Large Blue Action Group

Tuesday 14th October to Friday 12th December 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Polden Hills, Somerset

Join the Large Blue Action Group to help manage sites for the Large Blue Butterfly in the Polden Hills. All sites are located near Langport and Somerton.

Bog Squad Workparty, Easter Drumclair Bog

Saturday 22nd November 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Limerigg, Falkirk

We will be cutting and pulling up small birches that are beginning to spread across the open bog, and we will also do a peat depth survey of the bog so we can measure how much carbon it stores.

Surrey AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 22nd November 2014, 10.00am-4.40pm
Friends Life Sports & Social Club, Pixham Lane, Dorking RH4 1QA

Lankham Bottom Reserve

Conservation Action Day At Lankham Bottom

Sunday 23rd November 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, not far from Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important reserve. Day includes gorse and scrub clearing.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 23rd November 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going Brown Hairstreak management in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Thursday 27th November 2014: 10.00am
Sywell Country Park

Winter Work Party: 27th November Thursday Sywell Country Park Winter maintenance in the Butterfly Garden. SP833651 Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.00am

BRANCH AGM & MEMBERS' DAY

Saturday 29th November 2014: 1.30pm
Foxton Village Hall, Foxton, Cambridgeshire

The annual AGM for the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve Workparty, Scotland

Saturday 29th November 2014, 10am-3.00pm
Kingshill: in Allanton, near Shotts

Come and help with scrub management and dam installation, working in collaboration with Central Scotland Green Network Trust.

Kingshill Workparty,

Saturday 29th November 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
near Allanton, Shotts, Scotland

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve in Allanton, carrying on with scrub removal on the peat bog and bing slopes there, and maybe installing some plastic dams.

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 30th November 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with the coppicing in Southrey Wood, an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Granby Disused Railway Line

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

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Conservation Work Party at Holtspur Bottom Reserve

Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00am-1pm
Hotlspur Bottom near Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Join the Upper Thames Branch in protecting the future of the Dingy and Grizzled Skippers found at this beautiful reserve. All tools are provided.

Alners Gorse

Conservation Action Day And Bonfire Lunch!

Sunday 7th December 2014
Alners Gorse, near Sturminster Newton

Join members of the Dorset Branch to help with woodland and scrub management on this beautiful butterfly reserve. Lunch and hot drinks will be served around a nice warm bonfire.

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.

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Work Party at Aston Upthorpe

Saturday 13th December 2014, 10.00am-1pm
Aston Upthorpe, Oxfordshire

Please join the Upper Thames Branch is carrying out some butterfly habitat management tasks.

Brown Hairstreak Egg Search

Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve

Join Dorset branch in the annual Brown Hairstreak egg survey

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing Southrey Wood, an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 14th December 2014: 10.30am
Totternhoe Quarry

Winter Work Party: 14th December Chalk Grassland Habitat Management Totternhoe Quarry Meet end of Knolls View, by gate.SP986224 Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 28th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Nr Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going habitat management for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood