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: The Great Dorset And Wiltshire Butterfly Scramble

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd August 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
The Dorset Countryside

Join us on this weekend of butterfly counting, with participants splitting into teams to see who can see the most species! Prizes for the winners and a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count too.

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Dorset: Butterfly Identification Walk

Sunday 02nd August 2015, 1pm-4pm
Rodwell Trail, Weymouth

Join the Dorset Branch on this butterfly identification walk between Weymouth and Portland. Great for beginners and experts alike!

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Dorset: Family Bioblitz Day

Wednesday 5th to Thursday 6th August 2015, 7.00pm-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve

Join us for this two-day event of moth trapping and guided walks. There will also be a BBQ on the Wednesday and a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count!

Chalk Hill Blue

Dorset: Guided Walk, Win Green

Saturday 15th August 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
near Tollard Royal

Guided walk along the Wiltshire / Dorset border, where it's hoped we will see Chalk Hill Blue butterflies.

Silver-spotted Skipper

Dorset: Guided Walk on Fontmell Down

Sunday 16th August 2015, 11am-3.30pm
Fontmell near Shaftesbury

Join the Dorset and Devon Branches at this joint event to search for Silver-spotted Skipper on this superb downland site.

Adonis Blue

Dorset: The Butterflies Of Lulworth

Wednesday 19th August 2015, 11.00am-1.00pm
Bindon Hill, Lulworth

Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk with fine views, targeting the Adonis Blue butterfly.