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.

Green Hairstreak

Lancashire: Butterflies Of Warton Crag

Friday 13th May 2016, 1.00pm-4.00pm
Crag Road, Warton, Near Carnforth, Lancashire

Walk to find Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Green Hairstreak, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies!

Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Cumbria and Lancashire: Butterflies of Warton Crag

Tuesday 31st May 2016, 10.00am-2.00pm
Warton, Near Carnforth, Lancashire

This is a joint event with the Lancashire and Cumbria Branches. We will be looking out for spring species, in particular Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Small Heath, Dingy Skipper and Green Hairstreak butterflies.

Mountain Ringlet

Cumbria And Lancashire: Mountain Ringlets At Irton Fell

Sunday 5th June 2016, 10.45am-3.00pm
north-west of Eskdale Green, Holmrook

Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a gentle climb to see Mountain Ringlet butterflies at their lowest altitude site in Lakeland, with a possible extension after lunch to Eskmeals Dunes.

Large Heath

Lancashire: Heysham Moss Nature Reserve Walk

Wednesday 15th June 2016, 10.00am-0.30pm
south of Heysham, Morecambe

Join the Lancashire Branch at Heysham Moss Nature Reserve (Lancashire Wildlife Trust), where we will be shown around by Steve Ryder, LWT warden. We hope to see Large Heath and other coastal butterflies.

Northern Brown Argus

Cumbria and Lancashire: Butterflies and Moths of Yewbarrow

Monday 20th June 2016: 2.00pm
Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches on a field trip where we hope to see Least Minor and White-spotted Sable moths, and Northern Brown Argus and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies. We will also be searching for Duke of Burgundy eggs - a magnifying lens will be helpful for this.

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Lancashire: Branch Members Day and AGM

Saturday 9th July 2016, 10.30am-3.30pm
Ainsdale Sand Dunes NNR, half way between Ainsdale and Formby, Southport, Merseyside

Do you live in or near Lancashire and have an interest in moths or butterflies? Join the Lancashire BC Branch for a day of interesting talks on local species and conservation work, amazing photography and a guided walk to find butterflies!

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Lancashire/Cumbria: Big Butterfly Count Event

Wednesday 27th July 2016, 10.00am-1.00pm
Brigsteer Park Wood, Levens, Kendal, Cumbria

Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branch on this Big Butterfly Count (BBC) walk through Brigsteer Park Wood to see as many BBC butterfly species as possible, like the Common Blue, but also to see the Silver-washed and Dark Green Fritillaries found in this wood!

Brown Hairstreak

Lancashire/Cumbria: The Butterflies of Gait Barrows NNR

Wednesday 24th August 2016, 10.00am-2.00pm
Gait Barrows NNR,Carnforth, Lancashire

A chance to see late summer butterflies in one of Britain's most important areas of limestone landscape, including a hunt for Brown Hairstreak...