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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Find out more on the summer events on Large Blue
Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.
Join the Highlands & Islands Branch on this long weekend trip to the Silverdale area leaving early Friday morning and returning late on the Sunday, looking for the High Brown Fritillary butterfly and many more.
This event has been CANCELLED sorry.
Join us on this weekend of butterfly counting, with participants splitting into teams to see who can see the most species! Prizes for the winners and a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count too.
Join the Dorset Branch on this butterfly identification walk between Weymouth and Portland. Great for beginners and experts alike!
The Staffordshire Wildlife Trust are running a Big Butterfly Count in conjunction with the West Midlands Branch of Butterfly Conservation - come and join us!
A leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies. Target species include Marbled White, skippers and blue and brown butterflies. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods, where we will be looking for the Purple Hairstreak butterfly.
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Sussex Branch and the Steyning & District Community Partnership for this free, family day out counting butterflies!
Please join the Sussex Branch on this butterfly walk to see downland and possible woodland butterflies. There is also a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!
A look through moth traps run the night before. When we moth trapped here in June 2014 we recorded 76 moth species (58 macro-moths and 18 micro-moths).
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a wander around their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve. All welcome.
Join the Warwickshire Branch to help clear ragwort from the east end of the runway field of our Prees Heath reserve.
Join the Cumbria Branch to see Scotch Argus and Fritillary butterflies in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.
As part of the Lúnasa Festival and the Big Butterfly Count, we have teamed up with Ring of Gullion to invite you and your family, to join us on a butterfly safari among the rich heritage of the Ring of Gullion area
Join us to discover the secret lives of moths and learn how to trap moths; a few moth traps will be available to borrow to discover which of these amazing creatures live in your back garden!
Come and see the moths trapped the evening before, as part of the Mount Eagles Biodiversity Fun Day!
A privileged opportunity to trap for moths at the National Trust’s property, Plas yn Rhiw on Lleyn and perhaps a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count when we check the trap the next morning.
This is a really good site for the Chalkhill Blue.
Join the Cambs & Essex Branch for a field trip hoping to see migrants such as Clouded Yellow and possibly second brood Wall butterflies.
Join the Cambs & Essex Branch for a National Trust organised survey, during which there will be guided walks.
Target Species: Scotch Argus, High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary.
Join the Beds & Northants Branch of Butterfly Conservation at this joint Big Butterfly Count event hosted by the Rangers at Barnwell Country Park near Oundle.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this wonderfully scenic coastal walk on the Lizard as we look for Clouded Yellow, Grayling and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and many more species.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event in the Poldens. Hatch Hill is also a fantastic site to see the Chalkhill Blue butterfly.
Barry Buddon is the largest and best area of sand dunes and dune slacks in this part of Eastern Scotland. By arrangement, we are allowed to spend a day freely exploring the wildlife delights of this valuable array of habitats. Moth traps will be run overnight at Cowbyres and there are over 14 species of butterfly recorded for this site.
Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location to search for Grayling butterflies, Dark Green Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows and many more!
The target species is the Wall butterfly, but there could also be Dark Green Fritillary and the Brown Argus (Peak District Race), depending on how advanced the butterfly season is.