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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Come and join us to help keep Snakeholme Pit BC Reserve neat & tidy for the Summer! We'd be grateful for your help.
Come along and help us conserve the boggy habitat of rare animals and plants by clearing invasive conifers and damming old drainage ditches.
Target Species: Barred Tooth-striped – a very rare and localised species associated with ash trees.
Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm. A chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
An indoor training session for novice and potential transect walkers followed by field work
Beginers butterfly ID session at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trusts new Skylarks Nature Reserve
Wildlife celebration. Suffolk branch has a stand and will provide guided walks
Roosting butterflies and caterpillar crawl. Searching for roosting Grizzled and Dingy Skippers in the early evening and then looking for caterpillars of grassland species as it gets dark. Torch and good footwear will be needed. Meet in the main car park at 6.30pm. Grid Ref. SP938772 Leaders Andy Wyldes and Doug Goddard.
Ashworth’s Rustic Caterpillar Search
In 1902 Manchester Entomological Society took 107 ashworthii caterpillars from Sychnant. Why can’t we find them? We will search for caterpillars of this North Wales speciality, noting their foodplant as part of a study to understand their ecology. The more eyes, the better! Meet at Pensychnant House. Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595.
Wildlife of FYR Macedonia – an unknown part of Europe
Please join the Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch of Butterfly Conservation and enjoy a guided walk in search of spring butterflies!
Led by Simon Spencer. This is a joint event with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Please book on 01743 284280 and for information regarding meeting point. Donations welcome. Meet in car park off Underhill Lane at 2pm.
Another chance to see spring butterflies at this fascinating former quarry. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent
A chance for new members to meet a few of the branch stalwarts & all to brush up on their ID skills & recording techniques if required.
Join us for a morning stroll around specially planted meadows for butterflies at North Somercotes, and after lunch, at Donna Nook on the coast. Bring your camera.
Join the East Midlands Branch on our first field trip of 2015. Target species for this quarry site are Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and other spring butterflies.
Join us on our first field trip of the year!! A guided walk through stunning coastal and heathland habitats of the Mournes area, in search of the day's target species; Holly Blue and Green Hairstreak.
Sharpenhoe Clappers to look for Spring Butterflies especially Orange Tip, Green Hairstreak & Dingy Skippers. Meet in the NT car park at 10.30am Grid Ref: TL064296 Leader David Chandler.
Join the Devon Branch of Butterfly Conservation on a visit to the Great Torrington Commons - a great site to spot the Pearl-bordered Fritillary & Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
This is a joint field trip organised by the Bedfordshire & Northamptonshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation at this National Trust-owned chalk grassland site, which is rich in butterflies.
First count of Dingy Skipper
Work at Southrey Wood is general woodland management, and the upkeep of the rides and footpaths. Your help would be much appreciated! Southrey is an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.
Our first field meeting of the year is to search for the Duke of Burgundy and other spring butterflies.
Join the Yorkshire Branch on a field excursion to find the Duke of Burgundy.
Please join us on this walk to find common butterflies and day-flying moth species in the wildflower meadows. There are also ponds present and the reserve is also noted for dragonflies.
Three or four Moth Trapping events will be held, exact dates to be confirmed