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.

Child with Privet-hawk Moth

Northern Ireland: Butterfly Conservation Stand @ Clogher Valley Show

Wednesday 27th July 2016, 10am-5pm
Clogher Valley Show, Augher, Co. Tyrone, BT77 0BD

Come and find Butterfly Conservation’s stand at the Clogher Valley Show. We’ll be promoting all-things butterflies and moths along with Butterfly Conservation’s ‘Pot for Pollinators’ initiative. Come and ‘have a go’ at moth identification and hear about the life cycle of our butterflies and moths and what you can do to help them in your garden or on the farm. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Purple Hairstreak

Northern Ireland: Earlsgift Wood

Saturday 30th July 2016: 10.30am
Earlsgift Wood, Donemana, County Tyrone

These two woodlands are seldom visited by BCNI and are certainly under-recorded in terms of lepidoptera. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Dark Green Fritillary

Northern Ireland: Kilbrannish Wood

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th August 2016, 11.30am-5.00pm
Kilbrannish Wood, County Carlow

Join our third joint meeting with Butterfly Conservation Ireland in the Lepidopteran rich Kilbranish Wood. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Peacock

Northern Ireland: Kilcoan Gardens

Saturday 3rd September 2016: 10.30am
Kilcoan Gardens, Islandmagee

Join us in search of some migrant moths in the beautiful Kilcoan Gardens