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.

North Berwick Law Field Trip, Lothians

Sunday 5th June 2016, 10.30am-3.30pm
North Berwick Law, Lothians

A walk round this fascinating geological feature to try and see the target species, Wall Brown.

Barry Buddon Nature Open Day

Sunday 5th June 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Barry Buddon, Angus

An annual outing to visit Barry Buddon MOD training centre with superb wildlife habitat. One of the best unspoilt sand dune systems on the east coast. Normally access is restricted but we have unlimited access for a day. Home to at least 16 species of butterfly including Small Blue, Grayling, Purple hairstreak and Green hairstreak

Moth Night Event

East Scotland: Angus - NATIONAL MOTH NIGHT

Thursday 9th June 2016, 7.00pm-9.00pm
Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

Join the East Scotland Branch, local recorders and staff at Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, as they identify moths caught in the previous nights traps and see more traps in action on National Moth Night.

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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - MICRO MONSTERS

Saturday 11th June 2016, 10.00am-12.00pm
Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Meet some wee woodland beasties, including live moths caught last night for the national Moth Night survey and discover who lives in the pond at Burnett Park!

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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - POLLINATORS & POND CREATURES

Saturday 18th June 2016, 10.00am-12.30pm
Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

Discover some smaller residents of Belwade Farm as we first open light traps set overnight to catch moths before releasing them - find out how you can help these fascinating insects and others that pollinate plants.

Easter Drumclair Field Trip, Lothians

Sunday 3rd July 2016, 10.30am-3.00pm
Easter Drumclair, Limerigg, West Lothian

A very easy walk along a level track up to the moss at Easter Drumclair to see the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries there.

Auchencorth Moss field Trip, Lothians,

Sunday 10th July 2016, 10.30am-3.30pm
Auchencorth Moss, Lothians

A walk over this moss to the SSSI part of it to try and confirm the presence of Large Heath.

East Scotland Angus - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.00am-0.00pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie Nr. Dundee

MOTH IDENTIFYING SESSION - Join Rangers and moth recorders as they empty the moth traps which have been running overnight. This event is free to attend, though a car park fee is payable on entry to the park. To book a place for this event, please contact the Rangers on 01241 860360 or email crombiepark@angus.gov.uk

Pease Bay Field Trip, Lothians

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.30am-3.30pm
East Scotland: Pease Bay, East Lothian

A trip to this local nature reserve to see the Northern Brown Argus colonies there. A walk up the glen later may also allow us to see Speckled Wood.

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East Scotland Aberdeenshire - MOTHS IN THE MORNING

Tuesday 26th July 2016, 10.00am-12.30pm
Dinnet, Aberdeenshire

Discover the marvellous moths caught in live traps set overnight on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time and weather allow.

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East Scotland Borders: Moth-ing @ Harestanes

Friday 26th August 2016, 8.00pm-10.30pm
Harestanes Country Visitor Centre

An opportunity to see some colourful late summer moths in the wooded areas of Harestanes Country Visitor Centre.

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Scotland: Members' Day

Saturday 8th October 2016, 10.00am-5.00pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day is an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season.