You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join us for some Identification and recording training. Suitable for novices.
Join the West Midlands Branch on the 10th Anniversary of our Prees Heath Common Reserve for a Silver-studded Blue count and ragwort bash.
Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this training workshop at Duthie Park to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.
The walk is flat on an excellent surface, so it will be suitable for everyone. We will begin the tour shortly before the transect training event, so we expect a very lively day at the Butterfly Park.
Would you like to be able to identify the various stages of the Northern Brown Argus
butterfly – adult, larva and egg? This free event will help you to identify this relatively rare species and show you how to survey for it in other locations.
This former deer park is now an interesting site for butterflies, including white-letter hairstreak and silver washed fritillary. This visit will be a joint event with North Wales Wildlife Trust led by Ian Gorton. Meet at Ruthin Rugby Club layby (GR: SJ117 578).
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust at this woodland reserve. The main aim is to help people monitor the spread of the Essex Skipper butterfly in the county. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.
Join the North East England Branch searching for Essex Skipper, Purple Hairstreak and White-letter Hairstreak butterflies. None of these species has previously been recorded at this site, but there is suitable habitat present.
Join the Dorset Branch on one of two guided walks in the stunning south Dorset landscape and a chance to help with the Big Butterfly Count.
Join us on this weekend of butterfly counting, with participants splitting into teams to see who can see the most species!
These two woodlands are seldom visited by BCNI and are certainly under-recorded in terms of lepidoptera.
Join the Dorset Branch on this butterfly identification walk between Weymouth and Portland. Great for beginners and experts alike!
Join our third joint meeting with Butterfly Conservation Ireland in the Lepidopteran rich Kilbranish Wood
Join the Devon Branch for two separate walks (11.30am or 1pm) looking for Brown Hairstreak butterflies and their eggs. Surveying for eggs on the Blackthorn hedges will be shown, so you will be able to check your home patches of Blackthorn.
An all day visit to look for Brown Hairstreak with members of the Lincolnshire Branch
Join the Devon Branch on a Marsh Fritillary larval web hunt and learn how to spot these webs of this beautiful endangered butterfly, as this is often the best way to record the strength of a colony.