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.

Field Trip: Chase Woods

Saturday 4th July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
Chase Woods

This is a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore and do some recording too. If possible, bring a clipboard and Ordnance Survey map Explorer 118 covering the area.

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Field Trip: Burning Cliff

Friday 17th July 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Ringstead Bay, Dorset

This part of the coast is good for Lulworth Skippers and in a good year attracts various migrants. Bring a packed lunch.

Silver-washed Fritillary

Field Trip: Black Dog Woods

Saturday 18th July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
Near Frome

This short trip is an opportunity to explore this wood which is on the border with Somerset..

White-Letter Hairstreak

Field Trip: Danks Down

Sunday 19th July 2015, 11.00am-3.30pm
near Ford, west of Chippenham

This walk includes a steep South West facing section of limestone down. This is a quiet mid Summer period for many species but our objective will be to find a White-letter Hairstreak.

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Wiltshire & Dorset Branch: Butterflies Of Stonedown Wood

Saturday 25th July 2015, 11.00am-3.45pm
near Sixpenny Handley, south-west of Salisbury

Please join the Wiltshire Branch and Dorset Branch on this joint walk in South Wiltshire, focusing on Butterfly Recognition and summer woodland butterflies.

Chalk Hill Blue

Field Trip: Clearbury Down

Saturday 8th August 2015, 11.00am-3.00pm
near Downton, south of Salisbury

This is a really good site for the Chalkhill Blue.