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The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

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Northern Ireland: Cavehill Big Butterfly Count and Safari

Saturday 15th July 2017, 10am-3pm
Belfast Castle Grounds and Cavehill

Join the Northern Ireland Branch and the Cavehill Conservation Campaign to launch the 2017 Big Butterfly Count. This is a family-friendly morning exploring the grounds below Belfast Castle, before a slightly more strenuous afternoon with highly skilled and experienced local guide Cormac Hamill, exploring the nooks and crannies of Cavehill...

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Northern Ireand: Magilligan BioBlitz & Big Butterfly Count

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th July 2017, 11am-11am
Benone Tourist Complex, Limavady

Join Butterfly Conservation NI at this 24-hour BioBlitz where we will be asking you to help us record all the wildlife you find in the area, including butterflies and moths!

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Northern Ireland: RHS Britain in Bloom with Castlereagh Borough Council

Thursday 3rd August 2017, 10am-1pm
Hillsborough Play Park,Hillsborough, south-west of Belfast

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at this RHS Britain in Bloom at Hillsborough with Castlereagh Borough Council. We want to encourage more people to plant and manage their gardens for wildlife. There’ll be lots of information and motivation handed out for children to grown-ups...


Northern Ireland: Field Trip

Saturday 5th August 2017: 10.30am
Murlough NNR, Dundrum

Join the Northern Ireland Branch, the Belfast Naturalists Field Club and BC Northern Ireland on this visit to the Murlough National Nature Reserve (NNR) at Keel Point. We will be looking for the Grayling butterfly, a species whose cryptic colouring...

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Northern Ireland: Biodiversity Trail Launch

Sunday 27th August 2017, 11am-3am
Glassdrummond Wood, Newry

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at this community event celebrating the opening of a biodiversity trail with story-telling, crafts and of course, woodland butterflies and moths...

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Northern Ireland: Field Trip

Saturday 2nd September 2017: 10.30am
Magilligan, north of Limavady, Co. Londonderry

Join the Northern Ireland Branch on the Magilligan peninsula, where we hope to see Common Blue, Small Copper, Vanessids and perhaps one or more migrant butterflies...

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Northern Ireland: European Heritage Open Day at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve

Saturday 9th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Stradkilly Nature Reserve, Carnlough, Antrim

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve for European Heritage Open Day. To celebrate nature and heritage for EHOD, we’re heading to Stradkilly to look at beneficial woodland management. We’ll help with some practical work but also get to hear about ...