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.

Somerset and Bristol - Poldens Large Blue Action Group

Tuesday 14th October to Friday 12th December 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Polden Hills, Somerset

Join the Large Blue Action Group to help manage sites for the Large Blue Butterfly in the Polden Hills. All sites are located near Langport and Somerton.

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Thursday 27th November 2014: 10.00am
Sywell Country Park

Winter Work Party: 27th November Thursday Sywell Country Park Winter maintenance in the Butterfly Garden. SP833651 Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.00am

Kingshill Workparty,

Saturday 29th November 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
near Allanton, Shotts, Scotland

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve in Allanton, carrying on with scrub removal on the peat bog and bing slopes there, and maybe installing some plastic dams.

BRANCH AGM & MEMBERS' DAY

Saturday 29th November 2014: 1.30pm
Foxton Village Hall, Foxton, Cambridgeshire

The annual AGM for the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Kingshill Local Nature Reserve Workparty, Scotland

Saturday 29th November 2014, 10am-3.00pm
Kingshill: in Allanton, near Shotts

Come and help with scrub management and dam installation, working in collaboration with Central Scotland Green Network Trust.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 30th November 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with the coppicing in Southrey Wood, an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

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Work Party at White Scar Quarry

Wednesday 3rd December 2014: 10.00am
Whitbarrow, near Witherslack Village, South Lakeland

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cumbria Branch at this work party on White Scar Quarry, Whitbarrow, helping maintain the habitat for rare butterflies like the Pearl-bordered Fritillary and many more.

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Conservation Work Party at Holtspur Bottom Reserve

Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00am-1pm
Hotlspur Bottom near Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Join the Upper Thames Branch in protecting the future of the Dingy and Grizzled Skippers found at this beautiful reserve. All tools are provided.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Practical Conservation Tasks

Sunday 7th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Granby Disused Railway Line

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

Alners Gorse

Conservation Action Day And Bonfire Lunch!

Sunday 7th December 2014
Alners Gorse, near Sturminster Newton

Join members of the Dorset Branch to help with woodland and scrub management on this beautiful butterfly reserve. Lunch and hot drinks will be served around a nice warm bonfire.

Bog Squad Workparty, Cander Moss

Tuesday 9th December 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Cander Moss, near Larkhall in South Lanarkshire

We will use hand tools to remove small birch trees across the open bog.

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Work Party at Aston Upthorpe

Saturday 13th December 2014, 10.00am-1pm
Aston Upthorpe, Oxfordshire

Please join the Upper Thames Branch is carrying out some butterfly habitat management tasks.

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Yewbarrow Work Party - Help The Pearl-bordered Fritillary!

Sunday 14th December 2014: 10.00am
Near Witherslack Village in South Lakeland, Cumbria

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cumbria Branch at Yewbarrow, helping with coppicing and clearing scrub to keep the area suitable for butterflies like the Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

Brown Hairstreak Egg Search

Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve

Join Dorset branch in the annual Brown Hairstreak egg survey

Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire

Sunday 14th December 2014: 10.30am
Totternhoe Quarry

Winter Work Party: 14th December Chalk Grassland Habitat Management Totternhoe Quarry Meet end of Knolls View, by gate.SP986224 Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 14th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing Southrey Wood, an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 28th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Nr Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going habitat management for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood

Norfolk

Wednesday 7th January 2015: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

Members Open Evening Bring along your photos etc of memories of 2014

Holtspur Bottom Reserve

Conservation Work Party & Bonfire

Sunday 11th January 2015, 10.00am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Buckinghamshire

Join the Upper Thames Branch in protecting the future of the beautiful butterflies and moths found at this reserve near Beaconsfield. All tools are provided.