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.

East Scotland - Borders - Moths At The Hirsel

Friday 19th September 2014, 7.30pm-11.00pm
Dundock Wood, The Hirsel, Coldstream

Come and discover moths in this long-established woodland which hasn't been studied much for 60 years.

Merefest

Merefest!

Saturday 20th September 2014, 11.00am-9.30pm
Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Free activities throughout the day, all with a wildlife theme, followed by evening entertainment, hot food and refreshments. Free parking also available.

Alners Gorse

Conservation Action Day And Bonfire Lunch!

Sunday 21st September 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
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.

Suffolk Branch AGM

Saturday 27th September 2014, 6.00pm-9.30pm
Bucklesham Village Hall

Includes review of the year fro recorder Bill Stone and success of WCBS by Twm Wade

Bog Squad Workparty, Blairbeich Bog

Saturday 27th September 2014, 10.00am-3.00pm
Blairbeich Bog, near Gartocharn, West Dunbartonshire

We will continue our work on invasive rhododendron and other scrub, and carry out a peat depth survey at this lovely site inside the Loch Lomond National Park. We are also planning to do some moth-trapping the night before. (N.B. there will be additional workparties here on 18 & 25 October).

Norfolk Branch AGM

Saturday 27th September 2014, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Norwich City College, Ipswich Road, NR2 2LJ.

Talks, photographic competition and AGM

Members' Day, Scotland

Saturday 4th October 2014, 10.00am-4.45pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day, an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season. N.B. Please note change of date from that originally stated (to avoid the Ryder Cup!).

AES Exhibition & Trade Fair

Saturday 4th October 2014, 11.00am-4.30pm
Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Kempton: UK's largest entomological fair

Wild about Norfolk

Saturday 11th October 10:00am-4:00pm
Easton College, Easton, NR9 5DX

Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.

Yorkshire Members' Day And AGM

Sunday 12th October 2014, 10.30am-4.00pm
Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington

Join us for the annual Members' Day and AGM at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington.

Wester Moss workparty, Stirling

Saturday 1st November 2014, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, near Stirling

Come and help clear pine and install plastic dams on this wonderful lowland peatland! Bring stout boots or wellies, warm clothing and a packed lunch.

A Journey Across Papua New Guinea

Wednesday 5th November 2014: 7.30pm
Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

“A Journey across Papua New Guinea”. An illustrated talk by Ann Duff. Contact: Judy Dunmore, Tel: 01263 822550

National AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 15th November 2014, 9.30am-5.15pm
Stareton Hall, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ

Kenilworth, Warwickshire

East Midlands Branch AGM 2014

Sunday 16th November 2014, 10.15am-2.30pm
Attenborough Nature Reserve

Branch AGM 2014, to be held at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Visitor Centre, Attenborough Nature Reserve.

Surrey AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 22nd November 2014, 10.00am-4.40pm
Friends Life Sports & Social Club, Pixham Lane, Dorking RH4 1QA

Dorking: Click title for details

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.

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.