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.

Warwickshire: Winter Work Parties

Wednesday 26th October to Saturday 31st December 2016
Various locations across Warwickshire

The Warwickshire Branch is always happy to see new faces at our work parties, where you can help manage some of our finest wildlife sites. You do not need to be a Butterfly Conservation member - everyone is welcome...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 4th December 2016: 10am
Monkwood, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a monthly work party at Monkwood, an ancient woodland site which is jointly owned by Butterfly Conservation and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 5th December 2016, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be cutting encroaching scrub and trees from the footpath and raking and burning.

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Lancashire: Work Party

Tuesday 6th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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Surrey: Work Party

Tuesday 6th December 2016, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood Reserve

Please see Surrey's dedicated page: Oaken Wood work parties

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Sussex: Work Party

Tuesday 6th December 2016, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood Reserve, Chiddingfold, between Godalming And Horsham

Join the first in a new series of work parties at the Surrey Branch's Oaken Wood Reserve in Chiddingfold Forest (on the Surrey/Sussex border), led by Jayne Chapman, BC Reserves Officer and Harry Clarke, Surrey Branch Health and Safety Officer. You could help for the whole day, or just for the morning or afternoon...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Tuesday 6th December 2016: 10am
Caeau Ffos Fach, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch on a habitat management work party at our Caeau Ffos Fach reserve near Cross Hands, where the Marsh Fritillary butterfly now flourishes.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 7th December 2016: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 7th December 2016, 10am-3am
Bentley Station Meadow Reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve for tree management and scrub clearance.

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Lancashire: Work Party

Thursday 8th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 9th December 2016, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be cutting scrub out of grassland and clearing fence lines, using hand tools and tree poppers.

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Sunday 11th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Rough Bank reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 11th December 2016, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a work party on our Holtspur Bottom reserve near Beaconsfield. Scrape weeding and hedge laying will be taking place, giving you a chance to actively help conserve the species the reserve supports...

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Lancashire: Work Party

Tuesday 13th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 14th December 2016: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Lancashire: Work Party

Thursday 15th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 18th December 2016: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county. (Note change of date from 4th Sunday of the month, due to Christmas.)

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Lancashire: Work Party

Tuesday 20th December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Tuesday 20th December 2016: 10am
Caeau Ffos Fach Reserve, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch on a habitat management work party at our Caeau Ffos Fach reserve near Cross Hands, where the Marsh Fritillary butterfly now flourishes.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 21st December 2016: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Lancashire: Work Party

Thursday 22nd December 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment Reserve, Silverdale, Morecambe Bay

The Lancashire Branch need volunteers to help carry out on their regular programme of winter work parties. Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather-dependent) on our Myers Allotment reserve in Morecambe Bay...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 28th December 2016: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

Warwickshire: Winter Work Parties

Sunday 1st January to Friday 31st March 2017
Various locations across Warwickshire

The Warwickshire Branch is always happy to see new faces at our work parties, where you can help manage some of our finest wildlife sites. You do not need to be a Butterfly Conservation member - everyone is welcome...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 4th January 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow Reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve and help remove wind-blown trees.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 4th January 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 9th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be clearing bramble and scrub with hand tools, then raking and burning.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 11th January 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Somerset And Bristol: Work Party

Sunday 15th January 2017, 10.30am-4pm
Stoke Camp Reserve, Draycott, north-west of Wells

Join the Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers on the Somerset and Bristol Branch's Stoke Camp reserve, north of Rodney Stoke. We will be removing gorse, bracken and bramble...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Sunday 15th January 2017: 10am
Caeau Ffos Fach Reserve, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch undertaking habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm.