You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join the Dorset Branch on this weekend of butterfly counting, with participants splitting into teams to see who can see the most species! This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
Join the Dorset Branch on this butterfly identification walk between Weymouth and Portland. Great for beginners and experts alike! This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
If you don't have time to join the Dorset Branch in the morning at Tout Quarry (11am), you can join them in the afternoon (2pm) at their Perryfields Butterfly Reserve. The target species of butterflies will be the Silver-studded Blue, Chalkhill Blue, Lulworth Skipper and the cretaceous form of Grayling. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
Join the Dorset Branch in exploring two of Portland's quarries, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The target species of butterflies will be the Silver-studded Blue, Chalkhill Blue, Lulworth Skipper and the cretaceous form of Grayling. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
Join the Dorset and Wiltshire branches on this great opportunity to see the elusive Brown Hairstreak at the Dorset Branch's Alner's Gorse reserve. We also hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer woodland butterflies.
Join the Dorset and Wiltshire Branches for a guided walk over superb chalk grassland habitat. Martin Down National Nature Reserve (NNR) is worth a visit at any time during the butterfly season. We hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue and, hopefully, second-brood Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk with fine views, targeting the Adonis Blue butterfly.
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.
Join the Dorset Branch on our second exploratory walk around the chalk downland coombe to the south of the village, where we hope to find a range of summer species.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust on a visit to enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down and the fine views.
Enjoy a leisurely coastal downland and country lane walk with the Dorset branch. We shall be looking for at least 15 species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue and Wall.
Come and find the Dorset Branch stall at this 2-day fair, which is all about woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside . We will be on Conservation Row with a display of butterflies and moths, children’s activities and sales.
Come and find the Dorset Branch on Sunday at this busy show in the Bee Tent at the top of the field (look for the large BEES sign on top of the tent). We will have an Information and Display Stall and children’s activities, live moths and sales.
Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!
A personal presentation by Rex Bale of his photography, for Butterfly Conservation's Dorset Branch volunteers and their friends/spouses.
Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.
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.