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.

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Devon: Workshop

Saturday 1st July 2017: 9.30am
Bovey Valley Woodlands

A workshop to help us save the White Letter Hairstreak in Devon's Bovey Valley Woodlands!

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Devon: The Meadow Makers' Conference

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9.30am-5.30pm
Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor

FULLY BOOKED. The first Meadow Makers’ Conference aims to bring together all those who love wildflower meadows with top wildlife and meadow experts for an inspirational day of talks.

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 2nd July 2017: 10.30am
Soar

Join the Devon Branch for a coastal walk past Middle Soar cottages, east to Bolt Head (about 1.5 miles) returning via Starehole Bay and Overbeck House.

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Devon: Field Trip

Wednesday 5th July 2017: 1.00pm
Bircham Valley LNR Nr. Plymouth

Join us at Bircham Valley LNR for a walk looking for Marbled White, Common Blues, Small and Large Skipper ….

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Devon: Moth Trapping

Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th July 2017, 9.00pm-1.00pm
Dunsdon

Join the Devon Branch for a moth trapping and butterfly walk with leaders Barry Henwood, Jenny Evans & Steve Threlkeld.

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Devon: Field Trip

Saturday 8th July 2017: 11.00am
Aish Tor Nr Poundsgate

Join the Devon Branch for a walk at Aish Tor looking for High Brown and Dark Green Fritillaries.

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 9th July 2017, 11.00am-2.00pm
Heddon Valley, North Devon

Explore this rich butterfly habitat, which is one of the best High Brown Fritillary sites in north Devon...

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Devon: Moth Trapping

Friday 14th July 2017, 9.00pm-0.00am
Andrew's Wood, Loddiswell, nr Kingsbridge

A moth trapping evening near Kingsbridge with the Devon Branch Chairman & moth expert, Barry Henwood...

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 23rd July 2017: 11.00am
Goat Island And Undercliffs Nr. Seaton

Join the Devon Branch for a butterfly walk through the complex of “off piste” pathways through the Undercliffs to arrive at Goat Island.

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Devon: Family Big Butterfly Count

Tuesday 25th July 2017, 1.00pm-2.30pm
Heddon Valley, EX31 4PY

Learn how to identify common butterflies and take part in the Big Butterfly Count on a gentle-paced stroll around National Trust Heddon Valley.

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Devon: Course - An Introduction to Moths and Butterflies

Friday 28th to Monday 31st July 2017
Slapton Ley Field Centre, near Kingsbridge

This Field Studies Council course will appeal to anyone wishing to know more about them, and will cover how to identify the different species, their varied life-cycles and natural history, and how to help record and conserve them...

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Devon: National Play Day @ Castle Drogo

Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Piddledown Common, Castle Drogo

Come along for an afternoon of fun, games and butterfly spotting in celebration of National Play Day!

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Devon: Moth Trapping

Saturday 5th August 2017: 9.00am
Yarner Wood, East Dartmoor NNR Nr. Bovey Tracey

Join the Devon Branch to examine moth traps set the previous evening, with the Devon Branch Chairman & moth expert, Barry Henwood.

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Dorset: Guided Walk - Fontmell Down

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
Fontmell Down, Near Shaftesbury, Dorset

Join the Dorset, Devon and Wiltshire Branches at this joint event near Shaftesbury to find the Silver-spotted Skipper and other species...

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017: 11.00am
Fontmell Down Nr. Shaftesbury Dorset

Join the Devon Branch on a butterfly walk with the hope of seeing the rare Silver-spotted Skipper as well as …

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Devon: Exmoor Family Camp Out

Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th September 2017, 4.00pm-11.00am
Heddon's Mouth, EX31 4PY

Come and join Exmoor National Park Authority, Butterfly Conservation and friends for an evening of camping and activities in the wilds of Exmoor.