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.

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - A Wild Night at Maidencraig!

Friday 25th July 2014, 8.30pm-12.00am
Den of Maidencraig, Aberdeen

Enter the mysterious world of night creatures! This will include setting up sugar and light traps to attract moths – which we will release unharmed after identification - and using detectors to pick up ultrasound of hunting bats.

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Moths in the Morning

Wednesday 30th July 2014, 10.00am-12.00pm
Burn O' Vat, Dinnet

Discover the amazing variety of moths caught in the live traps set up overnight in the woods on the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, followed by a search for day-flying moths and butterflies as time allows.

East Scotland Fife, Falkland Palace Mothing

Friday 1st to Saturday 2nd August 2014, 9.30pm-11.00am
Falkland Palace

Join us in the magnificent setting of Falkland Palace to find what moths are living in the orchard and gardens.

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Bats, Moths & Stars at Battlehill

Friday 8th August 2014, 8.00pm-0.00am
Battlehill, Huntly

Discover the nocturnal inhabitants of the Battlehill, including finding out how to use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats. A local astronomer will also be on hand with a telescope to view the wonders of the night sky (or demonstrate what would otherwise be visible if it is cloudy)!

East Scotland, Fife - Moth Trapping

Friday 8th to Saturday 9th August 2014, 9.00pm-0.00pm
Devilla Forest

Join us in Devilla Forest to see what moths live in this great forestry location.

East Scotland: Area St.Cyrus

Saturday 16th August 2014, 8.00pm-0.00am
St.Cyrus National Nature Reserve

Moth traps will be set around the Visitor Centre and adjacent parts of the reserve.

East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Nocturnal Moth Adventures

Saturday 16th August 2014, 8.00pm-10.00pm
St Cyrus National Nature Reserve, St Cyrus

St Cyrus National Nature Reserve is home to a huge variety of butterflies and moths, but many people miss the moths that fly at night. Join local experts to discover the amazing diversity of moths and listen out for night hunters including owls and bats with a bat detector!