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.

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Gloucestershire: Moth Breakfast

Saturday 6th August 2016, 9.30am-12pm
Barnwood Arboretum, Church Lane, Barnwood

Join the Gloucestershire Branch to see what moths have been recorded in the overnight traps at this jewel of a reserve. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Small Heath

Gloucestershire: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 6th August 2016, 11am-1pm
Coombe Hill, Wootton-under-Edge

Join the Gloucestershire Branch for a walk on this 38-acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blue, Small Blue, Brown Argus, Small Heath and other butterflies.This event is also part of Stroud Nature 2016 and takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Peacock Butterfly

Gloucestershire: Butterfly and Wildlife Walk

Saturday 13th August 2016, 2pm-4pm
Poors Allotment, Tidenham Chase, north of Chepstow

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on Poors Allotment (a Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust reserve), a fantastic example of acid grassland and heathland that, over the years, has allowed a wide range of fascinating wildlife to flourish.

Brimstone

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

Sunday 21st August 2016, 0.00pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, Cranham, south-east of Gloucester

The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.

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Gloucestershire: Mothing by Moonlight

Friday 26th August 2016, 8.30pm-11pm
Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Near Dursley, South-west Of Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch at this Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust event at Slimbridge. Though far less well known than their day-time cousins, there are 50 times more moths than butterflies, they are much more diverse, and their stories are much more amazing.

Adonis Blue

Gloucestershire: Groveridge Hill Field Trip

Sunday 28th August 2016, 2pm-4pm
Groveridge Banks, Brimpsfield, south of Cheltenham

If you missed the Selsley Common walk in June, join the Gloucestershire Branch for a second chance to see the beautiful Adonis Blue, as well as, we hope, a good selection of other butterflies. We will follow one of the new walks in the updated Butterfly walks in Gloucestershire booklet.

Red Admiral

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

Sunday 25th September 2016, 12pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, Cranham, south-east of Gloucester

The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.