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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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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Lancashire: Winter Work Parties

Tuesday 3rd January to Thursday 30th March 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment, Arnside and Silverdale AONB, north-east of Warton

The Lancashire Branch has a regular programme of winter work parties, usually held every Tuesday and Thursday, depending on the weather. We are likely to be working on our Myers Allotment reserve, but may then move on to other sites in the area if required...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Work Parties

Tuesday 3rd January to Friday 31st March 2017, 9.45am-1.00pm
Millhoppers Pasture Reserve, near Tring, east of Aylesbury

Conservation work parties are arranged throughout the year on our reserve at Millhoppers Pasture near Tring. If you would like to offer your help, please contact the Reserve Warden...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd February 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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Scotland: Kingshill Work Party

Saturday 25th February 2017, 10am-3pm
Kingshill Local Nature Reserve, Allanton

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve is one of the best places in Scotland to see a variety of butterflies and moths. Help us keep it what way!

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 26th February 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, near Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party at their Holtspur Bottom reserve, near Beaconsfield; activities to be determined (this event may not run)...

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 26th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Southrey Wood, near Bardney, east of Lincoln

Do come and join us on one of our winter work parties to generally manage the woodland, rides and paths in Southrey Woods (Forestry Commission, near Bardney). Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm would be very welcome...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 26th February 2017: 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.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 1st March 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

Wednesday 1st March 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. (Task to be decided nearer the time)

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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold, between Godalming and Horsham

Join the Sussex Branch's new conservation work party on their Oaken Wood reserve on the Sussex-Surrey border. This 12 hectares (30 acres) reserve is part of the Forestry Commission's 324 hectare Chiddingfold Forest.

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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Devon: Work Party

Sunday 5th March 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Lydford Old Railway Reserve

Help the Devon Branch with habitat management at their Lydford Old Railway Reserve near Okehampton. The main work will be raking up up strimmed vegetation on this special reserve that holds Devon’s only population of the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 5th March 2017: 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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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 5th March 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 6th March 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 cutting scrub/bramble, raking and burning and clearing fence lines.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 8th March 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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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Thursday 9th March 2017, 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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Scotland: Cumbernauld Work Party

Saturday 11th March 2017, 10am-3pm
St. Maurice's Pond, Cumbernauld

Help us make St. Maurice's better for the beautiful Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary on this volunteer work party.

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Southrey Wood, Near Bardney, East Of Lincoln

Do come and join us on the last of our winter work parties to generally manage Southrey Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) and maintain its rides and paths. We will also be coppicing Section 5 which will make sense on site! Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 15th March 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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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd March 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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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve, near Bardney

Do come and help the Lincolnshire Branch tidy our Snakeholme Pit reserve near Bardney ready for spring...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 25th March 2017, 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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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017: 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.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 29th March 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: Field Trip

Wednesday 12th April 2017: 2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our first walk of the year to see early butterflies and cowslips at our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 3rd May 2017: 2.30pm
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...