Events

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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EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Tuesday 25th April 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer - extra hands are always welcome....

Wood White

West Midlands: Making A Stand For The Wood White

Tuesday 25th April 2017, 7.30pm-9pm
Yarpole Parish Hall, north-west of Leominster

Join the West Midlands Branch near Leominster for the launch of Making a Stand for the Wood White - a Heritage Event...

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North Wales: Ashworth's Rustic Caterpillar Hunt Led By Julian Thompson

Tuesday 25th April 2017, 2pm-4pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre, West Of Conwy

The Ashworth's Rustic moth is Pensychnant's claim to mothy notoriety. Endemic to the hills of North Wales, it has lured lepidopterists to Sychnant area (west of Conwy) for years. Come and join the hunt for this elusive species...

Green Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Thursday 27th April 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Sheepleas, West Horsley

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Sheepleas; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak

Peacock Butterfly

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 29th April 2017: 11am
Stanmore Country Park

Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch on a butterfly walk in Stanmore Country Park for early spring species and bluebells...

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Bedfordshire And Northamptonshire: Branch Annual AGM

Saturday 29th April 2017, 2.00pm-5.00pm
The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD

The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire Branch's AGM takes place in the Humfrey Rooms of the Northampton Natural History Society, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD...

Long-tailed Blue female

Highlands And Islands: Landmark Butterfly House

Saturday 29th April 2017, 10.00am-11.30am
Landmark Forest Park, Carrbridge

A new Tropical Butterfly House has opened at this very popular family adventure venue. We will get a “behind the scenes” look at the running of the facility.

Child with butterfly

West Midlands: Tiddesley Wood Open Day

Sunday 30th April 2017, 10am-5pm
Tiddlesley Wood, Near Pershore

Join the West Midlands Branch at Tiddesley Wood Open Day, where we will be running a stall and offering guided walks...

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Cumbria: Moths at Meathop Moss

Sunday 30th April 2017: 8.15pm
Meathop Moss, Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust to look for Spring moths at Meathop Moss. This site has recently undergone improvements to its boardwalk and access...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 30th April 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Ramparts Field, near West Stow Country Park

Join the Suffolk Branch on this fieldwork and photography butterfly walk (suitable for novices)...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Sunday 30th April 2017: 10.30am
Park Hill, East Meon, west of Petersfield

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch near Petersfield on a walk where we hope to see early butterflies and invertebrates, plus good raptor watching...

Child with butterfly

Suffolk: Spring Wood Celebration Day - Family Event

Monday 1st May 2017, 11am-4pm
Kiln Meadow, south-east Ipwich

Join the Suffolk Branch at Kiln Meadow (south-east Ipswich) for butterfly and other guided walks, woodland crafts and demonstrations, family activities, music, food and much more...

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Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Shere Woodlands, East Of Guildford

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Shere Woodlands; target: spring Skippers

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Surrey: Talk

Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 7.00pm-9.00pm
Guildford Environmental Forum

Hear Surrey Branch's Bill Downey talk to the Guildford Environmental Forum: Butterfly Monitoring in the Guildford area

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 3rd May 2017: 2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester for a leisurely walk with friendly company to enjoy the butterflies of the month and the spectacular display of cowslips. All welcome, including dogs on short leads...

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BBOWT Moth Night

Thursday 4th May 2017
Thatcham Reedbeds, Berks

Part of BBOWT's West Berkshire Living Landscape project

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Gloucestershire: Butterfly Recorders' Meeting

Thursday 4th May 2017, 8pm-10pm
Cheese Rollers Inn, Shurdington Road, Cheltenham

This meeting is for butterfly recorders who are happy to record in the area of the Cotswolds north and east of the Stroud area. We are always looking for new recorders to help record in this under-recorded area of the county...

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Highlands And Islands: Kentish Glory Weekend

Friday 5th to Sunday 7th May 2017, 7.30pm-11.30am
RSPB Insh Marshes Reserve Office, Ivy Cottage, Insh

This event will search for the spectacular Kentish Glory moth in suitable habitat (open areas with stands of birch) within Forestry Commission Scotland’s Inshriach Forest.

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Dartmoor Woodland Festival Lectures

Saturday 6th May 2017, 9.45am-4.00pm
Dartmoor National Park Meeting Room, Parke, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9JQ

A day of fascinating short talks from leading researchers and scientists celebrating the diverse woodlands of Dartmoor. Butterfly Conservation will be there introducing their new project 'All the Moor Butterflies'.

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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 6th May 2017: 8pm till late
Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield

Join the Warwickshire Branch at our Moth Night at Sutton Park, an area of heath and birch woodland, where we hope to see Emperor Moth & Scarce Prominent among others...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Small Tort (Andrew Lawson)

Cornwall: BioBlitz Tremough

Saturday 6th May 2017, 10am-4am
University Of Exeter Cornwall, Penryn Campus

Join the Cornwall Branch at this Bioblitz where we will be fundraising, running children's activities and also leading a butterfly & moth walk in the afternoon..

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Suffolk: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017, 10am-1pm
King’s Forest, Bury St Edmunds

Join the Suffolk Branch on a walk to see spring butterflies in King's Forest (north of Bury St Edmunds...

Duke of Burgundy

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Buckland Wood, east of Wellington

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk in the Blackdown Hills to see butterflies of woodland and flowery grassland with Duke of Burgundy, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper the principal target species of butterfly...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...