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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Dorset: Dorset County Show

Sunday 6th September 2015
Dorchester Showground

Join the Dorset Branch in the Bee Tent at the top of the field and visit our Information and Display Stall at the busy Dorset County Show. There will be children’s activities, live moths and Sales.

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Dorset: Upton Heath Moths and Butterflies

Friday 11th September 2015: 9.00am & 11.00am
Upton Heath near Poole

Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust at 9am for an inspection of the overnight moth trap followed at 11am by a butterfly walk looking for Grayling butterflies and other wildlife.

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Dorset: Moth Trap Inspection

Saturday 12th September 2015: 10.30am
Avon Heath Country Park, 4 miles NW of Ferndown

Join the Dorset Branch as guests of Avon Heath Country Park at a moth trap opening. The park is owned by Dorset County Council and managed by Dorset Countryside.

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Dorset: Late Summer Moths

Saturday 12th 7.30pm to Sunday 13th September 2015, 1.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Reserve for an evening of moth trapping, followed the next morning by an inspection of last night's moth trapping then a guided walk to see the butterflies and other wildlife. Camping facilities are available for anyone wishing to stay overnight – bring tent, sleeping bag, eating utensils etc and food as required!

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 27th September 2015: 10.00am
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on a work party at this very important site for the internationally scarce Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Friday 20th November 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.