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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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. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

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Dorset: A Day On Portland

Sunday 7th August 2016, 11am-3.30pm
Portland Quarries

Join the Dorset Branch in exploring two of Portland's quarries, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The target species of butterflies will be the Silver-studded Blue, Chalkhill Blue, Lulworth Skipper and the cretaceous form of Grayling. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

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Dorset: A Day On Portland

Sunday 7th August 2016, 2pm-3.30pm
Perryfields Butterfly Reserve

If you don't have time to join the Dorset Branch in the morning at Tout Quarry (11am), you can join them in the afternoon (2pm) at their Perryfields Butterfly Reserve. The target species of butterflies will be the Silver-studded Blue, Chalkhill Blue, Lulworth Skipper and the cretaceous form of Grayling. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Wednesday 24th August 2016, 2pm-4pm
Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve, near Bardney

Do join us for an afternoon tidying up our Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve. This is one of a series of work parties to maximise the habitat for butterflies.

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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.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 18th September 2016, 10am-4pm
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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Dorest: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 2nd October 2016, 10am-4pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, Near Maiden Newton

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