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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Celebrate spring moths, Dawn Chorus and butterflies
Target Species: Barred Tooth-striped – a very rare and localised species associated with ash trees.
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.
Please join us on this walk to find common butterflies and day-flying moth species in the wildflower meadows. There are also ponds present and the reserve is also noted for dragonflies.
We have been counting the Pearl-bordered Fritillaries here every year since they were first found in 2009. This year, after your fantastic scrub clearing efforts we would like you to join us.
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on this joint event with the Devon Moth Group. The location we are visiting has some 40+ species, including the Lunar Thorn, Water Carpet, Puss moth and Barred Umber.
Upper Hindburndale, Wray
Come along and learn everything you need to know to assist Butterfly Conservation in the annual monitoring of these threatened species and help us to ensure their survival...
Discover the butterflies and moths in the beautiful grounds of this grand house and let your children have fun too. A Borders Nature Festival event.
Learn about surveying for moths, butterflies and the plants that they feed on with a focus on Chequered Skipper and Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
Come and see moth traps set up and what they attract until the wee small hours. Then in the morning we'll be opening the traps and identifying the finds.
Please join us at this joint event with Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch and the Devon Wildlife Trust.
Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.
Join the Devon Branch on a beautiful butterfly walk at this flagship reserve, where you can see the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk moth.
Moth trapping night within a large apple orchard with potential for Pinion-spotted Pug.
An opportunity for youngsters to discover moths in last night's light-trap and to learn about their fascinating lives, followed by butterfly-themed activities in the resource centre at the farm. Tea and cakes too! A Borders Nature Festival event.
Further targeted trapping to ascertain the status and distribution of Pine-tree Lappet moth.
Butterflies, day-flying moths and micro-moths
Moth trapping night with David Brown.
The Branch Chairman, Philip Hambly, invites you to his family farm at Lethytep - a wonderful wildlife area with ample butterfly walks and beautiful lakes. For a donation of £5, food will be provided, along with a tombola and raffle. Everyone is welcome!
Moth trapping and guided butterfly walk on Dorset's first butterfly reserve
Please join us at this moth trapping event on Bovey Heath.
Join moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder, Leon Truscott, on this walk to find Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heath and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. Six-belted and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found at this site.
All arrangements highly dependent on weather - see details
Please join the Devon Branch on this trip, where well over 100 species of moths can be seen if the weather is seasonable, including Aspen feeding rarities, grassland and woodland species.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch at one of the country's best sites for the Wood White butterfly. You will have a chance to see the second brood of this species, see what moths were caught in the trap from the previous night and carry out a Big Butterfly Count - the worlds largest survey of its kind.
A comprehensive exploration of the SWT Balgavies Reserve with the objective of recording as many species as possible over 24 hours. Activities will start on the Saturday evening. with moth trapping and wine ropes starting around 7:30pm. Traps will be opened at 10:00am on Sunday with butterfly walks during the day.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.
Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths
Moth trap opening and butterfly walk