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.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

Chalk Hill Blue

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 2pm
Yew Hill Reserve, south-east of Winchester

All are welcome to join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at their Yew Hill reserve near Winchester. This is a good time of the year to see the Chalk Hill Blue butterfly. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Guided Walk

Sunday 23rd July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Millhoppers Pasture BC Reserve, east of Aylesbury

Join us for a walk on BC's only reserve in the Herts & Middlesex area (east of Aylesbury). There will be top tips on how to manage grassland to encourage butterflies and wild flowers. This is a Big Butterfly Count event...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 2nd August 2017: 11am
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester for a leisurely walk with friendly company. All welcome, including dogs on short leads. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download an

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Dorset: Guided Walk - Alners Gorse Reserve

Saturday 5th August 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, Near Hazelbury Bryan

Join the Dorset Branch on this great opportunity to see the elusive Brown Hairstreak at our Alner's Gorse reserve. We also hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer woodland butterflies. This is the penultimate day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...

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Warwickshire: Open Day At our Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve

Sunday 6th August 2017: 11am
Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve, south-east of Coventry

Everyone is welcome to our open day at Ryton Wood Meadows reserve. Pop along and find out more about some of our key butterflies, the work of Butterfly Conservation and our dedicated team of volunteers. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 6th August 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) on a work party to remove Mellilot, a highly invasive plant, from Monkwood Reserve, near SInton Green. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Tuesday 8th August 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 9th August 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

White Admiral

Lincolnshire: Work Party Southrey Woods

Wednesday 16th August 2017, 2pm-4pm
Southrey Woods, Near Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies including the White Admiral.

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Thursday 17th August 2017: 11am
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch to see butterflies on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester. All welcome, including dogs on short leads...

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Norfolk: Magical Moths At Cley Marshes

Thursday 17th August 2017: 10.15am
Cley Marshes (Norfolk Wildlife Trust), east of Blakeney

Join the Norfolk Branch and Norfolk Wildlife Trust for this moth event at Cley Marshes and see what we find when we open the moth trap...

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Norfolk: Magical Moths At Cley Marshes

Thursday 31st August 2017: 10.15am
Cley Marshes (Norfolk Wildlife Trust), East Of Blakeney NWT

Join the Norfolk Branch and Norfolk Wildlife Trust (NWT) for this moth event at Cley Marshes and see what we find when we open the moth trap...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 6th September 2017: 11am
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester for a leisurely walk with friendly company. All welcome, including dogs on short leads...

White Admiral

Lincolnshire: Work Party Southrey Woods

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods, Near Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies, including the White Admiral.

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Mossy Moth Night!

Friday 15th September 2017, 7.30pm-11.00pm
Fallin, Stirling

Come along and discover the marvelous moths that can be found at our Wester Moss nature reserve.

Les

Mossy Moth Morning!

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.00am-11.45am
Fallin, Stirling

Come along and discover the marvelous moths that can be found at our Wester Moss nature reserve.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 24th September 2017, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, near Sturminster Newton

Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

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Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.