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.

Our AGM details can be found here 

Scotland: Mabie Reserve workparty

Saturday 28th January 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Mabie Forest, Dumfries

We will be holding a Conservation Work party at our Mabie Forest reserve, cutting and clearing scrub as well as possibly doing some scarifying for later wildflower sowing. All very welcome.

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Scotland: Black Moss Work Party

Sunday 29th January 2017, 10am-3pm
Armadale, West Lothian

Lose those Xmas pounds and help save the planet by joining us working on this great little bog on the edge of Armadale! We will be installing ditch-blocking dams to help keep the Moss wet and in good condition for butterflies and moths.

Grayling

Scotland: Recording And Conserving Edinburgh's Butterflies And Moths

Saturday 11th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Edinburgh

Whether you’re a seasoned recorder or completely new to the fascinating world of butterflies and moths, Butterfly Conservation Scotland would like to welcome you to this free event in Edinburgh to find out more about how you can get involved in the recording and conservation of your local lepidoptera.

Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk Moth

Scotland: Kingshill Work Party

Sunday 12th February 2017, 10am-3pm
Kingshill Local Nature Reserve, Allanton

Come along to help conserve butterflies and moths at one of the best sites in central Scotland.

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Scotland: Kingshill Work Party

Saturday 25th February 2017, 10am-3pm
Kingshill Local Nature Reserve, Allanton

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve is one of the best places in Scotland to see a variety of butterflies and moths. Help us keep it what way!

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Scotland: Cumbernauld Work Party

Saturday 11th March 2017, 10am-3pm
St. Maurice's Pond, Cumbernauld

Help us make St. Maurice's better for the beautiful Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary on this volunteer work party.

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Scotland: Looking After Our Beautiful Snout

Sunday 12th March 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Near Aberfoyle, FK8 3TH

Following the success of the first event, a second work party has been organised to protect a colony of the very rare Beautiful Snout from encroaching rhododendron. Jacket potatoes, tea, coffee, cake and biscuits will be provided!

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Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 18th March 2017, 10am-5pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

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Highlands And Islands: Branch AGM

Saturday 8th April 2017: 10am
Charleston Academy, General Booth Road, Inverness

The Highlands and Islands Branch Annual General Meeting is held on the second Saturday in April each year (as long as that isn't Easter weekend) and the 2017 AGM will, as is usual, be held at the Charleston Academy in Inverness...

Green Veined White

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Saturday 20th May 2017, 10am-3pm
Bo'ness, Stirlingshire

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop at Bo'ness to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Orange Tip

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 10am-3pm
Water Of Leith visitor centre, Edinburgh

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop at Edinburgh's Water of Leith to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Green Hair

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.