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.

Somerset And Bristol - Large Blue Action Group

Sunday 5th October 2014 to Tuesday 31st March 2015, 10.30am-3.30pm
Polden Hills, Somerset

Join the Large Blue Action Group to help the Large Blue Butterfly in the Polden Hills. All sites are located near Langport and Somerton.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 12th October 2014: 10.15am
Sharnbrook Village

Winter Work Party: Woodland Management Meet in car park in centre of Sharnbrook Village (Church Lane & HighStreet) Then short drive to site. SP995596 Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.15am

Bog Squad Workparty, Blairbeich Bog

Saturday 18th October 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Blairbeich Bog, near Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire

We will continue our work on invasive rhododendron and other scrub, will start ditch-damming, and may complete a peat depth survey at this lovely site inside the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. There will be another workparty here on 25 October).

Lankham Bottom Reserve

Conservation Action Day At Lankham Bottom

Sunday 19th October 2014, 10am-4pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, not far from Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important reserve. Day includes gorse and scrub clearing.

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Highlands and Islands - Glen Orrin Work Party

Saturday 25th October 2014, 10.30am-3.00pm
Glen Orrin, near Muir of Ord

Another chance to help cut back vegetation to benefit butterflies! This time it is to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.

Wester Moss workparty, Stirling

Saturday 1st November 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, near Stirling

Come and help clear pine and install plastic dams on this wonderful lowland peatland! Bring stout boots or wellies, warm clothing and a packed lunch.

Kingshill Workparty,

Saturday 29th November 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
near Allanton, Shotts, Scotland

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve in Allanton, carrying on with scrub removal on the peat bog and bing slopes there, and maybe installing some plastic dams.

Bog Squad Workparty, Cander Moss

Tuesday 9th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Cander Moss, near Larkhall in South Lanarkshire

We will use hand tools to remove small birch trees across the open bog.