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 Wales

Tuesday 14th April 2015, 2.00pm-4pm
Morfa Conwy

Belted Beauty Search The Belted Beauty moth has not been seen on Conwy Morfa, its only Welsh site, for two years now and is feared extinct. Please remain optimistic; Please help search one last time. It will be a pleasant walk on the Morfa and would be national news if we found it. Meet at Beacons Car Park (near Marina: SH773791). Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595

North Wales

Wednesday 22nd April 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Conwy

Butterfly Identification Course A day especially tailored to undentifying the 36 species of butterfly in North Wales (simpler than the 60 or so in Britain!), their foodplants, the conservation issues they face, and survey methods. Led by Jan Miller at Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Conwy. £20 Booking advised from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595

North Wales

Saturday 2nd May 2015, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Llanymynech Rocks

Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm. A chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.

North Wales

Tuesday 5th May 2015, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Conwy

Ashworth’s Rustic Caterpillar Search In 1902 Manchester Entomological Society took 107 ashworthii caterpillars from Sychnant. Why can’t we find them? We will search for caterpillars of this North Wales speciality, noting their foodplant as part of a study to understand their ecology. The more eyes, the better! Meet at Pensychnant House. Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595.

North Wales

Friday 8th May 2015, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Llanymynech Rocks

Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm. Another chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent