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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The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.


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...

Marsh Frit

South Wales: Visits To Marsh Fritillary Sites

Sunday 21st May to Sunday 18th June 2017
Across South Wales Region

If you’d like to accompany us on visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites in South Wales, then please do consider joining us.

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Cumbria: Butterfly and Moth Identification Course

Saturday 27th May to Friday 2nd June 2017
Blencathra Centre, Lake District

The course will include countryside walks to study the special species of butterflies and moth identification of this beautiful area. Help on moth identification and information on the species and their habitat requirements will be provided. Electric observation lights will be operated in the Blencathra grounds and at...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Tuesday 30th May 2017: 2.30pm
Bentley Station Meadow reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk on our Bentley Station Meadow reserve (near Wrecclesham) which is within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) notified for the grassland and woodland habitats...

Small Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 30th May 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Clandon Wood Burial Reserve, East Of Guildford

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Clandon Wood Burial Reserve; target: Small Blue

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Cornwall:Dingy Skipper Survey Day

Tuesday 30th May 2017, 11am-4pm
Polcrebo Downs, Nancegollan

Dingy Skippers are a declining species.They love bare ground and our old mining sites are perfect for them. Join us on this survey day at Polcrebo.

Black Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 30th May 2017: 2.00pm
Finemere Wood, Bucks

Join us on a field trip to look for Black Hairstreak pupae.

Wood White

West Midlands: Making A Stand For The Wood White

Tuesday 30th May 2017, 10am-4pm
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch in Haugh Wood near Hereford for this Heritage Event - Making a Stand for the Wood White...

Green Hair

Warwickshire: Butterfly Walk

Wednesday 31st May 2017: 1pm
Harbury North, south-east of Leamington Spa

Join the Warwickshire Branch on a walk near Harbury, where we hope to see some of the county's rarest spring butterflies, including the Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper, Green Hairstreak and Small Blue...

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Dorset: Exploratory Walk On Hambledon Hill

Wednesday 31st May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Hambledon Hill, Child Okeford, north-west of Blandford Forum

Join the Dorset Branch on a guided walk on Hambledon Hill near Blandford Forum...


Lincolnshire: Work Party

Wednesday 31st May 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

Peacock Butterfly

Devon: Exmoor Alive! Event

Wednesday 31st May 2017, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Lynmouth Manor Green

Come along and celebrate Exmoors' health and wellbeing qualities. Learn how you can make the most of the National Park with a variety of activities to get involved with on the day.

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Thursday 1st June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.

Pearl BF

West Midlands: Wigmore Rolls Guided Walk And Survey

Thursday 1st June 2017: 11am
Wigmore Rolls, Herefordshire

Join the West Midlands Branch at Wigmore Rolls for a guided walk and survey for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White butterflies and Drab Looper moths...

Wood White butterfly by Patrick Clement

West Midlands: Woodland Walk At Croft

Thursday 1st June 2017, 11am-3.30pm
Croft Wood, Yarpole, near Leominster, Herefordshire

Join us on this guided walk to explore the woods around Croft, looking at the landscape, butterflies, plants and other wildlife.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 1st June 2017: 2.00pm
Yoesden Bank, Bucks

Join us on a trip to see Adonis Blue and other early summer species.

Pearl BF

Cumbria And Lancashire: Guided Walk - Butterflies of Farrer's Allotment

Thursday 1st June 2017, 10am-2pm
Farrer's Allotment. south-east end of Whitbarrow Scar

Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches on a walk on the south east end of Whitbarrow Scar, where we hope to see Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and other more common species of butterfly...


West Midlands: Moth Breakfast

Friday 2nd June 2017, 9am-11am
Queenswood Country Park, Leominster

Join West Midlands Branch at this Moth Breakfast in Queenswood Country Park (near Leominster), which has been organised by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust...

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Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Saturday 3rd June 2017: 11am
BC Stoke Camp Reserve, North Of Draycott, The Mendips

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on our Stoke Camp reserve holding limestone grassland with spectacular views to the south across the Levels. Target butterfly species are primarily Small Blue but also Brown Argus, Common Blue, Small Copper, the last of Dingy and Grizzled Skippers, Large Skipper, Wall, Small Heath, the first Meadow Browns and perhaps an early Ringlet...

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Cumbria: Open Day And Branch AGM

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 9.45am-3.45pm
Blackwood Farm, Braithwaite

All welcome, including non-members, to the Cumbria Branch Open Day in Braithwaite (although the AGM from 1pm-1.45pm is for BC members only). If the weather dictates, we may 'flip' the programme by walking round the farm first. Either way, we suggest boots AND wellingtons, as it can be very wet under foot...

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 3rd June 2017: 11.00am
Bradenham Bucks

Join us on a trip to see the Small Blue along with other early summer butterflies.

Adonis Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: Adonis Blue

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Wiltshire And Dorset: Guided Walk

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
Stratford Tony Down, south-west of Salisbury

Join the Wiltshire and Dorset Branches on this survey of chalk grassland at Stratford Tony Down in south Wiltshire...

Green Hairstreak

Cornwall: Field Trip

Saturday 3rd June 2017: 1pm
Chapel Porth, near St Agnes

Join the Cornwall Branch looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk on the north coast near St Agnes...

Marsh Frit

Devon: Marsh Fritillary Walk

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11.00am-1.00pm
Langaford Farm Charitable Trust, Dartmoor

FULLY BOOKED. Join us on a guided walk to see Marsh fritillary butterflies at this peaceful setting on Dartmoor.