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.

Upper Thames Work Party

Thursday 28th July 2016, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom, Oxon

Join us for a ragwort-pulling session on our own reserve. We start at 10am and work for up to three hours.

White Admiral

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Saturday 30th July 2016: 10.30am
Fence Wood, Hermitage, North-east Of Newbury, Berks

Join the Upper Thames Branch at this site which is good for White Admiral butterflies, with many other species possible along this wide woodland ride. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Peacock

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 31st July 2016: 10.30am
Oven Bottom, Aston Upthorpe, Didcot, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to find butterflies of high summer. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Knot Garden

Upper Thames: Live at Countryfile

Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August 2016, 9.30am-5pm
Blenheim Palace, Oxon

The Upper Thames Branch will be at Countryfile Live from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon. We will have some live butterflies and moths, and we'll be very pleased to see members for a chat. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Grayling

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Thursday 4th August 2016: 11am
Greenham Common, Thatcham, Berks

Join the Upper Thames Branch for a walk at Greenham Common, the largest area of heathland in our region for seeing the Grayling and other summer species of butterfly. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 7th August 2016: 10.30am
Hackpen Hill, Outh-west Of Wantage, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to see the Chalk Carpet moth and summer butterflies. Steep slopes will require suitable footwear. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Upper Thames Work Party

Tuesday 9th August 2016, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom, Oxon

Join us for a ragwort-pulling session on our own reserve. We start at 10am and work for up to three hours.

Grayling

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Saturday 13th August 2016: 10.30am
Hundred Acre Piece, Mortimer, South-west Of Reading, Berks

The wide flowery rides through the conifer plantations on the Berks/Hants border are one of the local hotspots for the Grayling butterfly.

Brown Hairstreak

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 14th August 2016: 10.30am
Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Saturday 20th August 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, West Of Streatley, Berks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to look for the second brood of Adonis Blue butterflies and other late summer butterflies. There will be very steep grass slopes.

Painted

Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 21st August 2016: 10.30am
Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

A walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland which supports a variety of species.