Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

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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.

East Scotland: Course - Highland Butterflies and Moths

Friday 18th to Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire

This Field Studies Council course in Perthshire will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides to show the special species found in the Scottish Highlands, their unique habitats and ecology. There will be daytime field visits to...

Moths In The Garden

Sunday 20th August 2017, 10.00am-11.30am
St Mary's Pleasance, Haddington, East Lothian

Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.

Highlands And Islands: Seed Collecting Workshop

Saturday 26th August 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Talla nan Ros, King Street, Kingussie

This practical workshop will look at how to gather, store and propagate seed. We will meet at Talla nan Ros for an introduction before travelling out in shared cars to RSPB Insh Marshes and Newtonmore for seed collection. Then returning to Talla nan Ros for the rest of the workshop.

Glasgow And SW Scotland: Moth (& Bat) Evening

Friday 1st September 2017, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE

Come along to see how we trap & record moths and find out why we do it. Clyde Bat Group are also attending, to take you on a bat walk & tell you all about bats.

Scotland: Bog Squad Work Party At Lenzie Moss

Sunday 3rd September 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Lenzie Moss

The Bog Squad will be returning after a summer break to remove invasive small trees at Lenzie Moss. Removal of these small trees is vital to protect the habitat from drying out and threatening the local Green Hairstreak butterfly population.

Seed-collecting Workshop: Water Of Leith

Thursday 7th September 2017, 10am-3pm
Water Of Leith Visitor Centre

Come along to this free workshop to learn how to collect, store and sow the seeds of wildflowers needed by butterflies.

Highlands And Islands: Moth Magic

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 9.30am-2.30pm
RSPB Insh Marshes, near Kingussie

A look through moth traps run the night before at RSPB Insh Marshes (near Kingussie). Please note: there is a charge for this event. Adults £5, RSPB members £3.

Mossy Moth Night!

Friday 15th September 2017, 7.30pm-11.00pm
Fallin, Stirling

Come along and discover the marvelous moths that can be found at our Wester Moss nature reserve.

Highlands And Islands: Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Polmaily, Near Drumnadrochit

Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling un-cleared areas.

Mossy Moth Morning!

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.00am-11.45am
Fallin, Stirling

Come along and discover the marvelous moths that can be found at our Wester Moss nature reserve.

Scotland: Members' Day

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.30am-4.45pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day is an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season.

East Scotland: National Moth Night 2017 At Harestanes

Friday 13th October 2017, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, Jedburgh, Borders

Moths in autumn - it's National Moth Night 2017! Moth Night weekend is later in the year than usual, but there should still be plenty of moths around...

Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.