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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Duke of Burgundy

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

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

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 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...

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Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Thursday 23rd February 2017: 7.30pm
Methodist Church, Wareham, Purbeck

An illustrated talk by Harold Gillen: "A Butterfly Odyssey" - a tour round Britain to see and photograph 58 butterfly species. This is a Dorset Wildlife Trust (Isle Of Purbeck) event held in Wareham...

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Dorset And Wiltshire: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 25th February 2017: 9.30am
Stratford Tony Down, south-west of Salisbury

Join the Wiltshire and Dorset Branches on this work party at Stratford Tony Down in south Wiltshire. We will be clearing tree seedlings and scrub to improve part of this extensive area of chalk grassland...

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th February 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: Talk on Butterfly Trends In East Dorset

Friday 3rd March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
St Catherine's Church Hall, Wimborne

All are welcome to this presentation in Wimborne on the trends in butterfly numbers revealed by the monitoring in east Dorset surveys in 2016 and the plans for the 2017 campaign...

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 5th March 2017, 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.

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In South Dorset

Thursday 9th March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
Wareham, Purbeck

All are welcome to attend this presentation in Wareham of the results of the south Dorset Transect and Regional Action Plan (RAP) surveys in 2016, the Wider Countryside project, 2016's casual, website and garden records and the resulting trends in butterfly numbers...

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Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Tuesday 14th March 2017, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Hamworthy, Poole

An illustrated talk in Hamworthy by Mark Spencer - Dorset Butterflies and Their Relationship with Their Environment...

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In North Dorset

Friday 17th March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
East Stour Village Hall, near Gillingham

All are welcome to hear reports on 2016 recording (casual, website, Wider Countryside and garden recording) and plans for the 2017 campaign at East Stour Village Hall...

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th March 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.