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.

Marbled White

Moths and Butterflies of Penlee

Saturday 11th July 2015: 11.00am
Penlee Battery Reserve and Penlee Point, near Rame Head

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.

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Searching For Butterflies On The North Cornwall Coast

Sunday 12th July 2015: 1.00pm
Kelsey Head, Near Holywell And Newquay

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch in searching for butterflies like the Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue on this beautiful SSSI and National trust Reserve.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Magdalen Hill Down

Friday 17th July 2015: 10.30am
Near Winchester

Join the Hants & IOW Branch at their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve at one of the best times of the year to see the butterflies and the wildflowers, plus it's the launch of Big Butterfly Count - come and help us to count butterflies!

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Devon: Big Butterfly Count And Wood White Butterfly Walk

Saturday 18th July 2015: 10.30am
Meeth Quarry near Hatherleigh, North Devon

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.

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Norfolk - Moths At Catfield Fen

Sunday 19th July 2015: 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

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day!

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, Near Winchester

Join Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch at this Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day near Winchester to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation's Magdalen Hill Down Reserve!

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Woodland Butterfly Walk

Sunday 19th July 2015: 1.00pm
Cardinham Woods, near Bodmin

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.

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Warwickshire: Reserve Open Day

Sunday 19th July 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve, near Ryton-on-Dunsmore

Join the Warwickshire Branch at their reserve to see summer butterflies and wildlife.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Butterfly Walk

Sunday 19th July 2015: 2.00pm
north-west of Flyford Flavell (east of Worcester)

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk at our Grafton Wood Reserve, where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies.

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Dorset: Lankham Bottom Family Bioblitz Day

Tuesday 21st to Wednesday 22nd July 2015, 7.00pm-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve

Join the Dorset Branch on one or both days of this event, which includes a BBQ, moth trapping and guided butterfly walks. Ideal for beginners and new members!

Chalk Hill Blue

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Yew Hill Reserve

Saturday 25th July 2015: 2.00pm
south-west of Winchester

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on a visit to their Yew Hill Reserve, a chalk hill-top with stunning views and a popular walking spot.

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve Workparty, Scotland

Saturday 25th July 2015, 10am-3.30pm
Kingshill: in Allanton, near Shotts

We shall be continuing the removal of small birch, willow and pine seedlings and saplings that are growing on the bog, and possibly doing some ditch damming and butterfly surveys.

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Dorset: Family Bioblitz Day

Wednesday 5th to Thursday 6th August 2015, 7.00pm-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve

Join us for this two-day event of moth trapping and guided walks. There will also be a BBQ on the Wednesday and a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!