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.

Brown Hairstreak

Wiltshire: Lower Moor Farm & Clattinger

Saturday 5th September 2015, 11.00am-2.30pm
south of Cirencester

Join the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Branches on this end of season joint field trip to look for the elusive Brown Hairstreak and other late summer butterflies.

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Walk from Rame Head to Penlee Point

Saturday 5th September 2015: 1.00pm
Rame To Penlee, Near Kingsand

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this scenic walk to find late-summer butterflies and day-flying moths.

Brown Hairstreak

Gloucestershire: Lower Moor Farm and Clattinger

Saturday 5th September 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
south of Cirencester, near Kemble

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on an end of season joint field trip with the Wiltshire Branch to look for the elusive Brown Hairstreak and other late summer butterflies at these Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Reserves.

Brown Argus

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Old Winchester Hill NNR

Sunday 6th September 2015: 10.30am
south-east of Warnford

Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch on this steep-sided, wildflower‐rich chalk downland, where we hope to see Adonis Blue, Silver-­spotted Skipper, Brown Argus and Clouded Yellow butterflies.

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Dorset: Upton Heath Moths and Butterflies

Friday 11th September 2015: 9.00am & 11.00am
Upton Heath near Poole

Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust at 9am for an inspection of the overnight moth trap followed at 11am by a butterfly walk looking for Grayling butterflies and other wildlife.

Child with Privet-hawk Moth

Wiltshire: National Moth Night Event

Saturday 12th September 2015: 7.00pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Moth traps will be running at the ranger from dusk until 11.30pm. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal for children who are interested in wildlife.

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Dorset: Late Summer Moths

Saturday 12th 7.30pm to Sunday 13th September 2015, 1.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Reserve for an evening of moth trapping, followed the next morning by an inspection of last night's moth trapping then a guided walk to see the butterflies and other wildlife. Camping facilities are available for anyone wishing to stay overnight – bring tent, sleeping bag, eating utensils etc and food as required!

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Cornwall: National Moth Night 2015

Saturday 12th 7.30pm to Sunday 13th September 2015 at 10.00am
Gwithian Greens, near Hayle

Join the Cornwall Branch and celebrate National Moth Night 2015 on Saturday night. On Sunday morning we will open the moth traps, then have a wander around the Greens.

Peacock

Norfolk - Wild About Norfolk

Saturday 10th October 2015, 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.