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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Three or four Moth Trapping events will be held, exact dates to be confirmed
Find out more on the summer events on Large Blue
A series of three events on 6th June, 5th July and 23rd August. Ceredigion Moth Group are keen to recruit more moth recorders and will be showing moths trapped overnight at the RSPB reserve Ynys-hir.
A walk onto the lower slopes of Meall Liath. The same trip in 2014 was successful in seeing Mountain Ringlet.
A second chance to moth trap at Lower Birches
Please join us at this moth trapping event on Bovey Heath.
An opportunity for experienced moth-ers to trap in the varied habitats and mountainous surroundings of Coire Fee NNR. This will extend through Friday night, Saturday daytime, and Saturday night subject to the number of attendees.
Friday 3rd July, 8:30 - 11:30pm
Nightjars and Nightlife at Cors Bodgynnydd
An event with North Wales Wildlife Trust, walking around this upland bog to hear and hopefully see a Nightjar, followed by moth trapping (if the Nightjars haven’t eaten them all). Uneven, wet paths. Bring a torch and midge repellent!
Meet at Cyffty Mine, SH773588. Details from David Lee 01248 681268
A Ranger Service Event in association with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
Saturday 4th July, 2.00pm, Newborough Warren led by Andrew Graham and Ian Gorton
Join Ian Gorton and Andrew Graham to explore several different species of butterfly at this coastal dune nature reserve. Meet at the main car park to the reserve. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
A guided walk in ancient woodland with Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies among the target species.
Join the Yorkshire Branch and Brockadale Volunteer Committee on a walk around one of the YWT's finest reserves.
Come and explore this important woodland site looking for Dark Green Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak, White Letter Hairstreak and possibly Silver-washed Fritillary.
Join us on a field trip to see the White Admiral, led by its champion.
This is a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore and do some recording too. If possible, bring a clipboard and Ordnance Survey map Explorer 118 covering the area.
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch and the Hants & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust for a visit to this SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest)
Join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this National Nature Reserve, where we will look for Purple Hairstreak and Silver-washed Fritillary amongst others.
Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a walk in this lovely part of Alice Holt Forest, stopping at several Purple Emperor 'assembly points' to see these wonderful butterflies battle for their territories.
Join us on a trip to see the SIlver-studded Blue in a neighbouring county.
A chance to visit a brownfield site owned by Derbyshire County Council, where extensive habitat restoration and creation has been carried out to attract butterflies, and we hope to see White Letter Hairstreak and possibly Essex Skipper.
Search for Silver-studded Blue
Visit the Control Tower
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch on an afternoon walk through the best butterfly rides in this extensive forest area.
Sunday 5th July 2014, 2.00pm, Large Heath search at Grid Ref SH852538 Swch Maes Gwyn
This is a chance to see the rare Large Heath butterfly. Those wishing to attend this visit are advised to contact Ian Gorton on 07966 154608 to reserve a place as booking is essential. Please call Ian prior to setting off on the day to check that the visit is still going ahead. Wellingtons are essential. This event is not suitable for young children due to the boggy ground at the site.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on a delightful walk through this sand dune complex situated between Gwithian and Hayle. We'll be looking for Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue butterflies.
A great FREE family day out. Guided walks, moth trap displays, bat roost viewing by infra-red camera, arts and crafts, face-painting and story-telling, butterfly-friendly plants for sale etc.
A gentle two mile walk looking for spring butterflies