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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From tropical birdwings to the worlds largest moth, come and see some of the colourful marvels from the museum's butterfly and moth collections
From tropical birdwings to the worlds largest moth, come and see some of the colourful marvels from our butterfly and moth collections at this family event
Spring Meeting - A social event with slides, raffle, tea and cake! An opportunity to discover more about our butterflies and moths and learn more about the work being done in our region.
Donations to the raffle prize table always welcome.
Did we mention that there will be cake???
Join Butterfly Conservation's Northern Ireland Branch on this butterfly walk for beginners at Lagan Valley Regional Park, which includes learning about the identification and survey techniques we use to study these beautiful creatures!
We are continuing our work here with the fantastic Friends of Langlands Moss to help keep the bog nice and wet for rare species. The work will involve ditch blocking
Butterfly Identification Course
A day especially tailored to undentifying the 36 species of butterfly in North Wales (simpler than the 60 or so in Britain!), their foodplants, the conservation issues they face, and survey methods. Led by Jan Miller at Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Conwy. £20 Booking advised from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595
Join Butterfly Conservation for this free event teaching you everything you need to know to help us with the monitoring of these two declining species...
Celebrate spring moths, Dawn Chorus and butterflies
Join us for a 12 mile walk down the Dighty Burn from Rosemill outside Dundee to it's mouth at Balmossie
A visit to the Millendreath to Seaton coastal footpath to search for Britain’s earliest flying Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies in this unique habitat.
This educational event offers an inspiring insight into the natural environment of the Wensum
Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.
Come along and help us conserve the boggy habitat of rare animals and plants by clearing invasive conifers and damming old drainage ditches.
Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm. A chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
Beginers butterfly ID session at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trusts new Skylarks Nature Reserve
Target Species: Barred Tooth-striped – a very rare and localised species associated with ash trees.
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.
Ashworth’s Rustic Caterpillar Search
In 1902 Manchester Entomological Society took 107 ashworthii caterpillars from Sychnant. Why can’t we find them? We will search for caterpillars of this North Wales speciality, noting their foodplant as part of a study to understand their ecology. The more eyes, the better! Meet at Pensychnant House. Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595.
Wildlife of FYR Macedonia – an unknown part of Europe
Please join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation and enjoy a guided walk in search of spring butterflies!
Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm.
Another chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent
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.
A chance for new members to meet a few of the branch stalwarts & all to brush up on their ID skills & recording techniques if required.
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.