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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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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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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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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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd 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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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 22nd 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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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 25th 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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Scotland: Glen Affric Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017, 9.30am-3pm
Cannich, Inverness-shire

The Bog Squad will be returning to Glen Affric to team up once again with the British Dragonfly Society to continue installing ditch-blocking dams. Glen Affric is well known for its beautiful forests and lochs though it also provides important habitat for a range of butterfly species including Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Large Heath.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county.

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Highlands And Islands: Bog Squad Work Party

Sunday 26th March 2017, 9.30am-3.00pm
Cannich-Glen Affric

Join the Highlands and Islands Branch on a work party that will benefit a range of peatland habitat dependant butterflies and moths (and dragonflies!)....

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th March 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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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 29th 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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Lincolnshire: Work Party

Wednesday 29th March 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve, near Bardney

Do come and help the Lincolnshire Branch tidy our Snakeholme Pit reserve near Bardney ready for spring...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 29th 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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Sussex: Work Party

Saturday 1st April 2017, 9.45am-3.30pm
Graffham Down, near Petworth, north-east of Chichester

Join the Sussex Branch on a work party managing habitat at Graffham Down. More details available closer to the date.

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Highlands And Islands: Glen Orrin Work Party

Sunday 2nd April 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Glen Orrin, west of Muir of Ord

Another chance to help us cut back vegetation and rake up excessive bracken to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries at this site (west of Muir of Ord....

Brown Hairstreak

Work Party : Chambers Farm Wood nr Bardney

Sunday 2nd April 2017: 10.00am
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Work Party at Chambers Farm Wood: do join us to help maintain the habitat for the rare Brown Hairstreak butterfly

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Sussex: Habitat Management At Bevendean Down

Sunday 16th April 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bevendean, north east edge of Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch and the Friends of Bevendean Down to improve habitat for all the butterflies on this wonderful site ahead of the summer!

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire: Work Party

Sunday 23rd April 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney

Do join us on one of our winter work parties at Chambers Farm Wood (Forestry Commission, near Bardney) to help with the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management. Any time you could give between 10am and 4pm would be most welcome...

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Work Party Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Wednesday 17th May 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated in maintaining habitat for the White Admiral and other butterfly species.

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Sussex: Habitat Management At Bevendean Down

Sunday 21st May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Bevendean, North East Edge Of Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch and the Friends of Bevendean Down to improve habitat for all the butterflies on this wonderful site...

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Work Party Snakeholme Pit Nr Bardney

Wednesday 31st May 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit Nr 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.

White Admiral

Work Party Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Wednesday 14th June 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods Nr 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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Work Party Snakeholme Pit Nr Bardney

Wednesday 28th June 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr 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.

White Admiral

Work Party Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Wednesday 12th July 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

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

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Scotland: Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 16th July 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.

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Work Party : Chambers Farm Wood Butterfly Garden

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitors' Centre Nr. Bardney

Work Party at Chambers Farm Wood Butterfly Garden: do join us to help tidy up the Garden prior to the Open Day on Sun. 30th. July, 2017