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.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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Gloucestershire: Butterfly Recorders' Meeting

Thursday 4th May 2017, 8pm-10pm
Cheese Rollers Inn, Shurdington Road, Cheltenham

This meeting is for butterfly recorders who are happy to record in the area of the Cotswolds north and east of the Stroud area. We are always looking for new recorders to help record in this under-recorded area of the county...

Cryptic Wood White

Northern Ireland: Cryptic Wood Whites & Butter fly Recording

Saturday 6th May 2017, 11am-1pm
Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Meigh, Newry

Everyone is welcome to this informal session in Meigh we've organised to look at the identification of white butterflies and how to record them. The Cryptic Wood White is a butterfly we're keen to find out more about - particularly its distribution, so...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

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North East England: Emperor Moth & Pheromone Lure Training Day

Saturday 6th May 2017
Hedleyhill, west of Durham

Join the North East Branch on this training day which will demonstrate the use of artificial pheromone lures to survey striking Emperor Moth. Weather permitting, there should also be the possibility to record Green Hairstreak butterflies which are present on the site...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl BF

West Midlands: Guided Walk And Survey

Wednesday 10th May 2017: 11am
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided walk and butterfly survey near Hereford. The target species are Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White butterflies...

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Dorset: Butterfly Survey of Hod Hill

Wednesday 17th May 2017, 1.30pm-4pm
Hod Hill, Hanford, Blandford Forum

Survey of ancient earthworks: the Dorset Branch, in conjunction with the National Trust, is looking for volunteers to help carry out a thorough survey of the top of Hod Hill near Blandford Forum to assess the population of the rare Marsh Fritillary butterfly there. Identification training will be given...

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Dorset: Meadow Wildlife Survey

Friday 19th May 2017, 11.00am-2.00pm
Charminster Community Meadow, Near Dorchester

Join the Dorset Branch on this survey of butterflies, flora and other wildlife on a small field on the edge of the Cerne River on the northern side of Charminster (near Dorchester). This field has been purchased for the local community and is being managed to enhance the wildlife habitats...

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Cornwall St Breward Butterfly Search Day

Friday 19th May 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
Tuckingmill, St Breward, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

Pearl BF

West Midlands: Guided Walk And Survey

Friday 19th May 2017: 11am
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided walk and butterfly survey near Hereford. The target species are Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White butterflies...

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Suffolk: Dingy Skipper Surveys

Monday 22nd May 2017
Kings Forest and Suffolk Brecklands

The Suffolk Branch will be running various Dingy Skipper surveys and walks around Kings Forest and the Suffolk Brecklands this week (subject to weather conditions and access restrictions)...

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Butterfly Monitoring Scheme Workshop In Belfast

Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 10.30am-2.30pm
Hannahstown Hill, Hannahstown, Belfast

Join the Branch in Hannahstown and to learn how to record and monitor butterflies. The workshop includes a guided butterfly walk...

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Cornwall:Dingy Skipper Survey Day

Tuesday 30th May 2017, 11am-4pm
Polcrebo Downs, Nancegollan

Dingy Skippers are a declining species.They love bare ground and our old mining sites are perfect for them. Join us on this survey day at Polcrebo.

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Thursday 1st June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.

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Wiltshire And Dorset: Guided Walk

Saturday 3rd June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
Stratford Tony Down, south-west of Salisbury

Join the Wiltshire and Dorset Branches on this survey of chalk grassland at Stratford Tony Down in south Wiltshire...

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North Wales: Transect Recording Workshop

Saturday 10th June 2017, 0.30pm-4.00pm
Llysfaen Village Hall, Colwyn Bay

One of our key events for 2017, new for this year we are running a transect recording workshop. Come and join Vic Hitchings to discover the science behind butterfly recording and learn how to become a recorder...

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Monday 12th June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Wednesday 14th June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Tuesday 20th June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.