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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Norfolk Moth Event - Moths At Catfield Fen

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 10.00am
Catfield Fen

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

Chalk Hill Blue

Gloucestershire: Magnificent Meadows Day at Rough Bank

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 2.00pm-4.00pm
near The Camp, Bisley, south-east of Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch celebrating National Meadows Day at our Rough Bank reserve, a wonderful example of a species-rich grassland, where we hope to see Small Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Marbled White and Gatekeeper butterflies. The wildflowers and other plants that they require will also be pointed out.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 6th July 2016: 10.30am
Magdalen Hill Down, just east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.

Green Veined White

West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 10th July 2016
Grafton Wood, Grafton Flyford, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk in their Grafton Wood reserve, a remnant of the royal forest of Feckenham that covered much of this part of Worcestershire in the Middle Ages.

Marbled White

Gloucestershire: Bill Smyllie and The Mast Reserves

Sunday 10th July 2016, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Prestbury, east of Cheltenham

The Bill Smyllie and Masts reserves are owned by Butterfly Conservation and are connected to form what is sometimes called the Prestbury Hill reserve. Together they have a wide range of butterflies, moths and other invertebrates, together with a good selection of wild flowers. On this walk we particularly hope to see Dark Green Fritillary and Marbled White butterflies.

Purple Emperor

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Bentley Station Meadow

Tuesday 12th July 2016: 10.30am
south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and isle of Wight Branch for a walk on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. There is a good chance we may see Purple Emperor butterflies.

Chalk Hill Blue

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Reserve Visit

Saturday 23rd July 2016: 2.00pm
Yew Hill Reserve, south-west Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at their Yew Hill reserve to see birds and butterflies, especially Chalkhill Blue butterflies.

Marbled White

Devon: Little Breach Reserve Field Trip

Sunday 24th July 2016: 1.30pm
south-west of Wellington

Another chance to see how our own Branch Reserve is getting on; Marbled Whites and other grassland species should be plentiful and there are some lovely views from the trail. The Big Butterfly Count will be on, so download your sheets to get ready!

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 3rd August 2016: 10.30am
Magdalen Hill Down, just east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 7th September 2016: 10.30am
Magdalen Hill Down, just east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.

Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 18th September 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse, Near Sturminster Newton

Continuing the woodland and scrub management work along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

Dorest: Conservation Action Day At Lankham Bottom

Sunday 2nd October 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, Near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important reserve. Day includes gorse and scrub clearing.