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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Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. The site is an interesting wet meadow on a sheltered west facing woodland edge.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch for a walk at one of their reserves. This site is a wet meadow on a sheltered west-facing woodland edge, which lies within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) notified for its grassland and woodland habitats.
This is a joint event with the Lancashire and Cumbria Branches. We will be looking out for spring species, in particular Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Arnside Natural History Society on a walk to see spring species of butterflies, including Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this trip where we hope to Small Blue and Dingy Skipper butterflies and the Wood Tiger moth.
Target Species: Summer butterflies and dragonflies.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk where we hope to see Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Wall and possibly Small Blue butterflies.
Join the Cornwall Branch in looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk. The terrain can be steep and rough in places, but the views are spectacular.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on this small reserve within the confines of Queen Elizabeth Country Park for the possibility of seeing a Duke of Burgundy butterfly. We are also aiming to see Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper butterflies.
A field meeting targeting the Small Blue and other early summer butterflies.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch for a butterfly walk to see early summer butterflies including, hopefully, Small Blue.
Join the Wiltshire branch on a walk to look for Small Blue butterflies, which had a good season on this site last year.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at their Yew Hill reserve to see birds and butterflies.
A walk round this fascinating geological feature to try and see the target species, Wall Brown.
Target Species: Dingy Skipper, Small Heath, Common Blue and other summer butterflies.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on their Stoke Camp reserve in the Mendips, holding limestone grassland with spectacular views to the south across the Levels.
Most of us recognise May Hill as a landmark with its clump of trees on the top. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This is a chance to explore May Hill and the adjacent Newent Woods to look for Wood White, Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch and the Clee Hill Community Wildlife Group on a butterfly walk; we shall be looking for Small Heath, Common Blue and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk to Small Blue butterfly sites.
An annual outing to visit Barry Buddon MOD training centre with superb wildlife habitat. One of the best unspoilt sand dune systems on the east coast. Normally access is restricted but we have unlimited access for a day. Home to at least 16 species of butterfly including Small Blue, Grayling, Purple hairstreak and Green hairstreak
Join the West Midlands Branch to help with monitoring work for the Wood White butterfly. This is part of the new Making a Stand for the Wood White project.
New Members' Walk
Target Species: Wall Brown, Green Hairstreak and Small Heath
Join Jenny Plackett (Butterfly Conservation) and Paul Camp (National Trust) on a walk over Halse Combe to view the Heath Fritillary butterfly.
Join Jenny Plackett (Two Moors Threatened Butterfly Project Officer, Butterfly Conservation) and and Paul Camp (National Trust) on this Heath Fritillary site. The walk is a great opportunity to learn about its life cycle and habitat requirements and the work on Exmoor to restore its fortunes.
Join the Warwickshire Branch at this free National Moth Night event at Oversley Wood led by David Brown. This year the theme is Hawk-moths. Our target species tonight will be False Mocha, Pauper Pug, Pine Hawk-moth and Sciota hostilis.
Join the East Scotland Branch, local recorders and staff at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, as they identify moths caught in the previous nights traps and see more traps in action on National Moth Night.
Join our Gloucestershire Branch's Bob Smith at this event organised by the Stroud Valleys Project and supported by Adult Education in Gloucestershire. He will show and talk about the moths trapped overnight at the cemetery – last year produced some surprises! There is a £10 charge for the event - advanced booking is required.