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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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.
Brown Hairstreak egg surveys
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. This project is part of the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative, part-funded by HLF, and is in conjunction with Stirling Council Rangers.
Do your bit to help conserve the habitat of the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, ensuring it's survival at this site.
Come and join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation in helping to secure the future of the Chalk Hill Blue and Dingy Skipper at this beautiful site.
“A Journey across Papua New Guinea”. An illustrated talk by Ann Duff.
Contact: Judy Dunmore, Tel: 01263 822550
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.
Continuing the woodland and scrub management work along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!
Winter Work Party: 9th November Duke of Burgundy Habitat Management Whipsnade. Meet in NT Car Park Bison Hill.TL000185. Contact Greg Herbert 01582 663784 10.30am
One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing Southrey Wood; an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.
All members are welcome.
Branch AGM 2014, to be held at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Visitor Centre, Attenborough Nature Reserve.
Winter Work Party: 16th November Twywell Hills & Dales Scrub clearance along the Transect route 10am - 4pm Meet in the main
car park SP938772 Contact Doug Goddard 01604 408670
An evening with natural history writer and author Patrick Barkham
We will be cutting and pulling up small birches that are beginning to spread across the open bog, and we will also do a peat depth survey of the bog so we can measure how much carbon it stores.
Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going Brown Hairstreak management in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood.
Winter Work Party: 27th November Thursday Sywell Country Park Winter maintenance in the Butterfly Garden. SP833651
Contact Ian Kimsey 01234 781763 10.00am
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.
Search for Brown Hairstreak eggs..
The annual AGM for the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
Join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation in helping the Heath Fritillary butterfly in Essex.
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.
Lydlinch is part of an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary and conservation work is vital to ensure that the habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.