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.

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South Wales: Brown Hairstreak Egg Surveys

Weekdays from late October 2016 to April 2017
Various Sites In Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire

There will be autumn, winter & early spring brown hairstreak egg surveys in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire. These are mainly weekdays, chosen a few days in advance for weather, during the period between late October and early April. If you are interested, please register in advance.

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South Wales: Brown Hairstreak Egg Surveys

Weekdays from late October 2016 to April 2017
Various Sites In Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire

There will be autumn, winter & early spring brown hairstreak egg surveys in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire. These are mainly weekdays, chosen a few days in advance for weather, during the period between late October and early April. If you are interested, please register in advance.

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Warwickshire: Winter Work Parties

Sunday 1st January to Friday 31st March 2017
Various locations across Warwickshire

The Warwickshire Branch is always happy to see new faces at our work parties, where you can help manage some of our finest wildlife sites. You do not need to be a Butterfly Conservation member - everyone is welcome...

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EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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Lancashire: Winter Work Parties

Tuesday 3rd January to Thursday 30th March 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Myers Allotment, Arnside and Silverdale AONB, north-east of Warton

The Lancashire Branch has a regular programme of winter work parties, usually held every Tuesday and Thursday, depending on the weather. We are likely to be working on our Myers Allotment reserve, but may then move on to other sites in the area if required...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Work Parties

Tuesday 3rd January to Friday 31st March 2017, 9.45am-1.00pm
Millhoppers Pasture Reserve, near Tring, east of Aylesbury

Conservation work parties are arranged throughout the year on our reserve at Millhoppers Pasture near Tring. If you would like to offer your help, please contact the Reserve Warden...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 1st March 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 1st March 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Cumbria: Work Party

Wednesday 1st March 2017: 10am
Capes Head, Old Park Wood, Holker, Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch on a work party at Capes Head (near Grange-over-Sands)...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 1st March 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow Reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. (Task to be decided nearer the time)

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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold, between Godalming and Horsham

Join the Sussex Branch's new conservation work party on their Oaken Wood reserve on the Sussex-Surrey border. This 12 hectares (30 acres) reserve is part of the Forestry Commission's 324 hectare Chiddingfold Forest.

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Friday 3rd March 2017
Carmarthenshire, site to be confirmed

Join the South Wales Branch on a habitat management work party at a Carmarthenshire Marsh Fritillary site (to be confirmed). This is a joint event with the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW)...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Saturday 4th March 2017: 10am
Haugh Wood, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands on a habitat management work party at Haugh Woods near Hereford...

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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Saturday 4th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Twyford Wood , near Colsterworth

Come and join us on our Spring Work Party in the Glades and Sanctuary areas of Twyford Woods (Forestry Commission, near Colsterworth). Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm to help keep Twyford Wood neat & tidy would be most welcome.

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Suffolk: Work Party

Saturday 4th March 2017, 10am-3pm
Purdis Heath, Bucklesham Road, south-east Ispwich

The Suffolk Branch has work parties at Purdis Heath (south-east Ipswich) on the first Saturday of the month over the autumn and winter, and occasionally during the Summer. If you fancy getting out and helping our Silver-studded Blue butterflies, please do come along...

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Upper Thames Work Party

Sunday 5th March 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Milestone Wood, Caversham, Berks

Join us for scrub clearance work at Milestone Wood

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 5th March 2017: 10am
Monkwood, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a monthly work party at Monkwood, an ancient woodland site which is jointly owned by Butterfly Conservation and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust...

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Devon: Work Party

Sunday 5th March 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Lydford Old Railway Reserve

Help the Devon Branch with habitat management at their Lydford Old Railway Reserve near Okehampton. The main work will be raking up up strimmed vegetation on this special reserve that holds Devon’s only population of the nationally rare Heath Fritillary butterfly...

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 5th March 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Monday 6th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be cutting scrub/bramble, raking and burning and clearing fence lines.

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Tuesday 7th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Harford (near Ffarmers), North Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch at this conservation work party held in conjunction with the Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales (WTSWW) at a privately owned Marsh Fritillary site in Harford (near Ffarmers). The site was last grazed about 20 years ago and...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 8th March 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 8th March 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Thursday 9th March 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Rough Bank reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...

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Wiltshire: Work Party

Friday 10th March 2017: 11am
West Yatton Down, north-west of Chippenham

Join the Wiltshire Branch on a scrub clearance day at West Yatton Down SSSI, north-west of Chippenham. These work parties are held on the second Friday of the month to conserve the environment on this beautiful site which supports nine species of orchid and more than thirty species of butterfly...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 11th March 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Ravensgate Common, Charlton Hill, south-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch clearing scrub to improve habitat for Duke of Burgundy and other butterflies at Ravensgate Common, south-east of Cheltenham...

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 12th March 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at their Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little of time as you wish.