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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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 24th June 2017: 8.30pm till late
Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow Nature Reserve, Bubbenhall, south-east of Coventry

Join the Warwickshire Branch at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's (WWT) newest Nature Reserve (NR) for the first of two moth nights. Ancient Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow is rich in wildlife and supports a great diversity of moth species including Birch Mocha, Lobster moth and Red-necked...

Marsh Frit

Warwickshire: Field Trip

Sunday 25th June 2017: 10.30am
Strawberry Bank And Daneway Banks, Gloucestershire

Join the Warwickshire Branch for this out-of-county butterfly walk (Oakridge Lynch, Glos), which will focus on seeing the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, which is usually found in good numbers at Strawberry Banks. The reserve also supports several other interesting butterfly species and is great for wild flowers, including Wild Columbine and Lesser Butterfly Orchid and the elusive Hazel Dormouse...

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Warwickshire: Field Trip

Saturday 1st July 2017: 11am
Prees Heath BC reserve, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Join the Warwickshire Branch on a butterfly walk at Prees Heath Common reserve in Shropshire. It is the only site in the Midlands that supports the Silver-studded Blue butterfly...

Purple Emperor

Warwickshire: Field Trip

Wednesday 5th July 2017: 10am
Oversley Wood, south-east of Alcester

Join Mike Slater from the Warwickshire Branch for a guided butterfly walk around the Forestry Commission's Oversley Wood near Alcester. This woodland supports a range of interesting woodland butterfly species where we hope to see the majestic Purple Emperor...

Mountain Ringlet

Warwickshire: A Weekend Trip to Cumbria

Friday 14th July 2017: 2pm onwards...
Warton Crag Quarry And Other Sites

Join other members of the Warwickshire Branch for a butterfly weekend in Cumbria. Our target species for the weekend include Northern Brown Argus, High Brown Fritillary, Large Heath and Mountain Ringlet butterflies, but we are likely to see a great deal of other wildlife during our walks, plus the occasional visit to the local pubs too! Today is the launch of Big Butterfly Count...

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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 15th July 2017: 8.30pm till late
Bubbenhall Wood & Meadow, south-east of Coventry

Join David Brown at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's newest Nature Reserve. Ancient Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow is rich in wildlife and supports a great diversity of moth species. Our second visit to this nature reserve (south-east of Coventry) will see us hoping to...

Silver-washed Fritillary

Warwickshire: Field Trip

Sunday 23rd July 2017: 11am
Snitterfield Bushes Nature Reserve, North Of Stratford-upon-Avon

Join Warwickshire Branch Butterfly Recorder, Keith Warmington for a guided butterfly walk at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Snitterfield Bushes Nature Reserve (NR), where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies...

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Warwickshire: Open Day At our Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve

Sunday 6th August 2017: 11am
Ryton Wood Meadows Reserve, south-east of Coventry

Everyone is welcome to our open day at Ryton Wood Meadows reserve. Pop along and find out more about some of our key butterflies, the work of Butterfly Conservation and our dedicated team of volunteers...

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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 12th August 2017: 8.30pm till late
Rowley Fields, Welcombe Hills, near Stratford -upon-Avon

Join the Warwickshire Branch at Rowley Fields for a Moth Night. This large expense of ancient grassland, hedgerows and copse supports a wide range of moth species so, weather permitting, our moths should be busy all night...

Brown Hairstreak

Warwickshire: Field Trip

Sunday 13th August 2017: 11am
RSPB Otmoor, north east of Oxford

Join the Warwickshire Branch at RSPB Otmoor, where we shall be searching for Brown Hairstreak butterflies, but keeping one eye on the sky and an ear open for Turtle Dove and other birds too...