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...

White Admiral

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.

Chalk Hill Blue

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...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Monday 22nd May 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer - extra hands are always welcome....

Blue

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.

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East Scotland - Aberdeenshire: HABITAT CONSERVATION FOR ASPEN-LOVING MOTHS

Tuesday 6th June 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Crathie, Ballater, Aberdeenshire

Help us remove old fencing damaged in the Storm Frank floods and erect new exclosures on a site that needs management to encourage aspen tree regeneration. Aspen supports a variety of wildlife, including the rare Dark Bordered Beauty moth. In the few areas it is known from in Northern Scotland, the caterpillars only eat the leaves of young aspen suckers, which on this site need protecting from browsing by rabbits and deer. If we finish early, we may have time to look for caterpillars too. This task is suitable for reasonably fit adults & accompanied 13-17 year olds. Bring your own packed lunch & outdoor clothing including waterproofs + stout footwear; work gloves, safety glasses & tools will be provided. Event organised with Aberdeenshire Council & Balmoral Estate Ranger Services & Invercauld Estate. Booking essential. MEET: car park by Visitor Information Centre, Crathie AB35 5UL CONTACT: Aberdeenshire Council Marr Area Ranger on 07787583976, marr.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Monday 12th June 2017, 7pm-9pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session to prepare the garden for the next open day on 17 June. Extra hands are always welcome....

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.

Blue

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.

Peacock

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

Blue

Work Party: Snakeholme Pit Near Bardney

Wednesday 2nd August 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 16th August 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.

Blue

Work Party: Snakeholme Pit Nr Bardney

Wednesday 30th August 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.

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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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!

Blue

Work Party: Snakeholme Pit Nr Bardney

Wednesday 27th September 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.

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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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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Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 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.