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.

Our AGM details can be found here 

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Devon: Pearl-bordered Fritillary Workshop

Thursday 11th May 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Woodland Centre, East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve

A practical workshop focused on providing you with the knowledge and skills to be able to survey for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered fritillary butterflies. No previous knowledge or skills required!

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Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Friday 12th May 2017, 10.10am-3.00pm
Hermitage Of Braid LNR, Edinburgh

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 free training workshop at Hermitage of Braid Local Nature Reserve to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Orange Tip

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Saturday 13th May 2017, 10am-3pm
Craigmillar

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 free training workshop at Craigmillar to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Orange Tip

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Friday 19th May 2017, 10.10am-3.00pm
Linlithgow Canal Centre, Linlithgow

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 free training workshop at Linlithgow to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Green Veined White

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Saturday 20th May 2017, 10am-3pm
Bo'ness, Stirlingshire

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 free training workshop at Bo'ness to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Orange Tip

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Sunday 21st May 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Drumpellier Country Park, Coatbridge

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 free training workshop at Drumpellier Country Park to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Highlands And Islands: Lochaber Butterflies

Monday 22nd May 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Voluntary Action Lochaber Offices

The event will focus on different techniques for recording and monitoring butterflies including timed counts and transects. It will also include an introduction to the butterflies of Lochaber covering all 22 species recorded in the area but paying particular attention on the scarce Chequered Skipper and Pearl-bordered Fritillary. After an indoor presentation an afternoon field trip in Glen Nevis will look for spring butterflies and day-flying moths. It is hoped that participants will be keen to record and help monitor butterflies in Glen Nevis and elsewhere in the local area over the rest of the summer.

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Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 10am-3pm
Water Of Leith visitor centre, Edinburgh

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 free training workshop at Edinburgh's Water of Leith to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Green Veined White

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Thursday 25th May 2017, 10am-3pm
Greenock

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 free training workshop at Greenock to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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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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Suffolk: Identification And Recording Event

Saturday 24th June 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Holywells Park, Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch in Holywells Park for an identification and recording training event which is suitable for novices...

Meadow Browns

Devon: The Meadow Makers' Conference

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9.30am-5.30pm
Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor

The first Meadow Makers’ Conference aims to bring together all those who love wildflower meadows with top wildlife and meadow experts for an inspirational day of talks.

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Highlands And Islands: A Morning Of Moths - Intro To Moths & Moth Trapping Course

Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 9.30am-2.30pm
RSPB Insh Marshes, near Kingussie

This is a beginners’ introduction to moths course at RSPB Insh Marshes (near Kingussie), covering identification of moths along with techniques and equipment involved in surveying and monitoring moths. We will look through moth traps run the night before. Please note: there is a charge for this event: Adults £12.50 RSPB Members £10

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Highlands And Islands: Seed Collecting Workshop

Saturday 26th August 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Talla nan Ros, King Street, Kingussie

This practical workshop will look at how to gather, store and propagate seed. We will meet at Talla nan Ros for an introduction before travelling out in shared cars to RSPB Insh Marshes and Newtonmore for seed collection. Then returning to Talla nan Ros for the rest of the workshop.