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.

EIG

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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Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 20th August 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Bevendean Down, Heath Hill Avenue, north-east Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch managing habitat for butterflies at Bevendean Down, an area of chalk grassland on the north east edge of Brighton...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 7pm-9pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the next open day on 26 August. Extra hands are always welcome....

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 23rd August 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 30th August 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

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Lincolnshire: Snakeholme Pit Work Party

Wednesday 30th August 2017, 10am-4pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

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Scotland: Bog Squad Work Party At Lenzie Moss

Sunday 3rd September 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Lenzie Moss

The Bog Squad will be returning after a summer break to remove invasive small trees at Lenzie Moss. Removal of these small trees is vital to protect the habitat from drying out and threatening the local Green Hairstreak butterfly population.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 6th September 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

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Seed-collecting Workshop: Water Of Leith

Thursday 7th September 2017, 10am-3pm
Water Of Leith Visitor Centre

Come along to this free workshop to learn how to collect, store and sow the seeds of wildflowers needed by butterflies.

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Northern Ireland: European Heritage Open Day at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve

Saturday 9th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Stradkilly Nature Reserve, Carnlough, Antrim

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve for European Heritage Open Day. To celebrate nature and heritage for EHOD, we’re heading to Stradkilly to look at beneficial woodland management. We’ll help with some practical work but also get to hear about ...

Small Blue

Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 9th September 2017, 10am-2pm
A259 Buckle by-pass, Seaford (between Brighton & Eastbourne)

All are welcome to join the Sussex Branch clearing Wall Cotoneaster to benefit the Small Blue, for as long or as short a time as you wish...

Small Blue

Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th September 2017, 10am-2pm
A259 Buckle by-pass, Seaford (between Brighton & Eastbourne)

All are welcome to join the Sussex Branch clearing Wall Cotoneaster to benefit the Small Blue, for as long or as short a time as you wish...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Monday 11th September 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the next open day on 17 September. Extra hands are always welcome....

White Admiral

Lincolnshire: Southrey Woods Work Party

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods, Near Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies, including the White Admiral.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 13th September 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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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 14th September 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

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

Polmaily Scrub Clearance Team

Highlands And Islands: Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Polmaily, Near Drumnadrochit

Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling un-cleared areas.

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Cornwall: Marsh Fritillary Web Count

Tuesday 19th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project in their annual search for Marsh Fritillary caterpillars on Bodmin Moor.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 20th September 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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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 24th September 2017, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, near Sturminster Newton

Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 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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Lincolnshire: Snakeholme Pit Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 2017, 10am-4pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 1st October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 1st October 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Monkwood Reserve, near Sinton Green...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Session

Monday 2nd October 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the winter. Extra hands are always welcome....

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 4th October 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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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 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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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 18th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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