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: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 14th February 2016: 10.00am
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

Join Dorset branch on a conservation work party to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In West Dorset And Portland

Saturday 20th February 2016: 2.00pm
Toller Porcorum, west of Maiden Newton

All are welcome to this presentation of the results of butterfly recording in West Dorset in 2015. Please come along as well if you might be interested in taking part in the monitoring in 2016.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 21st February 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch Common, Near Sturminster Newton, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on a conservation work party at Lydlinch, part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for the survival of this rare butterfly at this site.

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Dorset: Talk on Butterfly Trends In East Dorset

Friday 4th March 2016: 7.30pm
Wimborne

All are welcome to this presentation on the trends in butterfly numbers revealed by the monitoring in east Dorset surveys in 2015 and plans for the 2016 campaign.

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Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Tuesday 8th March 2016, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Hamworthy, Poole

An illustrated talk by Peter Eeles - From Photography To Ecology: How One Man's Interest In British Butterflies Has Evolved

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In South Dorset

Thursday 10th March 2016: 7.30pm
Wareham, Purbeck

All are welcome to attend this presentation of the results of the south Dorset Transect and Regional Action Plan (RAP) surveys in 2015, the Wider Countryside project, casual, website and garden records in 2015 and the resulting trends in butterfly numbers.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 19th March 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Perryfields Quarry Reserve, Portland

Join the Dorset Branch on their annual visit to control scrub re-growth and open up new areas for butterflies on their Perryfields Quarry Reserve on Portland.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 20th March 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch Common, near Sturminster Newton, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on a conservation work party at Lydlinch, part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. This visit will incorporate a survey of Devil's-bit Scabious on the site.