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.

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Devon: Course - An Introduction to Moths and Butterflies

Friday 28th to Monday 31st July 2017
Slapton Ley Field Centre, near Kingsbridge

This Field Studies Council course will appeal to anyone wishing to know more about them, and will cover how to identify the different species, their varied life-cycles and natural history, and how to help record and conserve them. The course takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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East Scotland: Perthshire Northern Brown Argus Training Day

Saturday 29th July 2017: 10.30am
Lundie Crags, Sidlaws

Join the East Scotland Branch on this free survey training day and butterfly walk where we hope to find the Northern Brown Argus. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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West Midlands: Butterfly ID Training And Survey

Saturday 29th July 2017, 1pm-3.30pm
Blakeridge, Near Bishops Castle

Join the West Midlands Branch and take part in the world's biggest butterfly survey at Blakeridge, a Forestry Commission wood...

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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 beginners’ introduction to moths course at RSPB Insh Marshes (near Kingussie) covers identifying moths, along with techniques and equipment involved in surveying and monitoring moths. Please note: there is a charge for this event: Adults £12.50, RSPB Members £10. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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West Midlands: Course - Butterflies and Moths

Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

This Field Studies Centre course will cover aspects of butterfly and moth identification, trapping and information on the national notable species and life histories, and suggest methods to encourage these fascinating insects and their close relatives into our gardens...

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Suffolk: Course - Wetland Moths

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This Field Studies Council course will instruct moth identification and ecology through slide presentations. This will help you work through the defining features of micro and macro moths and particularly identifying their families...

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Upper Thames: Meet The Moths

Saturday 12th August 2017, 10.00am-0.00pm
College Lake, Bucks

BBOWT and the Upper Thames bracnch of Butterfly Conservation welcome beginners to moth trapping, families and interested members of the public to meet us to examine moths trapped on National Moth Night.

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East Scotland: Course - Highland Butterflies and Moths

Friday 18th to Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire

This Field Studies Council course in Perthshire will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides to show the special species found in the Scottish Highlands, their unique habitats and ecology. There will be daytime field visits to...

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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.

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West Midlands: Course - An Introduction to Leaf Mining Moths

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

The Field Studies Council course is aimed at total beginners wishing to study leaf-mining moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge of the group, but whatever your skill level it will be designed to stretch you...

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Upper Thames: Course - Introduction To Autumn Moths

Saturday 16th September 2017
Amersham Field Centre, Bucks

This one-day Field Studies Council course provides an introduction to moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths, whether you are a beginner or are already moth-watching and want a little more 'methodology' and knowledge...

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Norfolk - Wild About Norfolk

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Easton College, Easton, NR9 5DX

Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.

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Suffolk: Course - Identifying Autumn Moths

Saturday 14th October 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This new Field Studies Council day course is one of a suite of three at Flatford Mill in spring, summer and autumn this year. Emergence periods of adult moths come in waves through the year, so there are different species found flying in...