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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This is the fourth work party for this season, returning to the disused railway at Bottesford, continuing work that has been done over the last couple of years.
Join the East Midlands Branch on our first field trip of 2015. Target species for this quarry site are Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies.
An event specifically to welcome new members to the branch, but everyone is invited. There will be help particularly with identification.
Join us on a training event for identification of spring butterflies including Dingy & Grizzled Skipper and Green Hairstreak, so very useful for new members.
Come & join the East Midlands Branch for a walk to look for common spring butterflies.
This is our annual weekend away and you are welcome to join us at various localities in Dorset / Hampshire for Marsh Fritillary, Adonis Blue and hopefully Glanville Fritillary.
Come and explore the disused railway line from Barnstone towards the Grantham Canal, a continuation of the line from Bingham, searching for early summer butterflies and dragonflies.
East Midlands Branch joins up with South Notts Wildlife Trust for a field trip exploring the disused railway line running south from Bingham. Target species summer butterflies, and a possibility of Marbled White.
Join us to look for common butterflies and dragonflies at this important DWT wetland reserve.
Come and explore this important woodland site looking for Dark Green Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak, White Letter Hairstreak and possibly Silver-washed Fritillary.
A chance to visit a brownfield site owned by Derbyshire County Council, where extensive habitat restoration and creation has been carried out to attract butterflies, and we hope to see White Letter Hairstreak and possibly Essex Skipper.
Join us for a morning walk around the Toton Fields Local NR and Toton Sidings for an approx. 2 to 3 hour walk. This area is full of wildflowers that attract a wide range of butterflies including Marbled White.
Fermyn Woods is part of the ancient Rockingham Forest. It is an attractive site with grassland and ponds as well as the extensive woodland. Home to Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple and White-letter Hairstreak.
Mid-week field trip visiting the beautiful Derbyshire Coombs Dale, searching for Dark-Green Fritillary & Brown Argus.
Explore this area of common land near the medieval villages of High & Low Risby near Scunthorpe looking for Grayling.
The target species is the Wall Brown but there could also be Dark Green Fritillary and the Brown Argus (Peak District Race) dependant on how advanced the butterfly season is.