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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Butterfly Conservation is keen to spread the love of moths and has organised a training session with the NI Macro Moth Recorder at Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark (MACGG) in Co. Fermanagh.
Come and visit the Butterfly Conservation stand at the Celebration for Kemnay Art event, which this year includes a hunt for model butterflies around the village!
A joint meeting with the Bucks Invertebrate Group. Numbers are limited.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a Moth Breakfast; we will be examining the contents of the moth traps run the previous night before releasing the moths.
Join the Cornwall Branch on this moth night. Moth specialist Adrian Spalding will be leading the event and setting moth traps.
This is a privately owned woodland that has never been moth-trapped before. The owners have kindly allowed us access to survey for moths. Traps will be run during the previous night and who knows what we might discover?!
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk to see summer butterflies, including White-letter Hairstreak, Marbled White and Purple Hairstreak. We will also inspect the moth trap run last night.
Come and see the night's catch of moths at the top of Bryn Euryn.
A chance to search for glow worm and moths of the Great Orme, led by Mark Sheridan. Meet at West Shore.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a moth night at the Stone Meadows Local Nature Reserve (LNR) - all welcome!
Join us to see the contents of our moth traps from the night before. Traps will be opened at 10am and there will be our experienced members to help identify the moths
We will be trapping for as many moth species as we can find in 24 hours! Please see RSPB website for further details.
Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group, moth trapping at this extensive site - the more traps the merrier!
A moth & bat evening
Find out which moths like to be beside the seaside as we look at what’s been caught in a moth trap set overnight on the Banffshire coast.
Join the Highlands and Islands Branch for a walk that will take us through mixed woodland habitat to a large open area noted for its butterflies and hopefully some day-flying moths. The very rare Chequered Skipper has been recorded in this area though at this date is almost past its flight time.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust at this National Nature Reserve (NNR), which contains some of Britain's best limestone pavement. It is home to a wide diversity of special and rare insects and plants that are adapted to survive in this harsh, rocky environment.
A weekend course introducing the identification and natural history of moths and butterflies. This course is part of the University Certificate in Biological Recording, run jointly with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heaths and Dark Green Fritillaries. Six-belted Clearwing and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found here, with the help of pheromone lures.
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Families welcome!
This one-day course is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths and provides an introduction to micro-moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. Although small, many micro-moths are brightly coloured and distinctive, while others are less easy to identify. This course will help you sort out the different groups, and learn how to find and record them.
We will be looking for several Breck speciality day-flying moths such as Oblique-striped and Marbled Clover, as well as some excellent Breckland flora
This popular course will be concentrating on the identification and natural history of butterflies, moths, dragonflies and damselflies. Checking the light traps for moths each morning will be followed by visits to local nature reserves, looking for day-flying species from all the groups. This is a great way of developing your interests, in the company of someone who has drawn and painted virtually all there is to see!
Join the Devon Branch and the Devon Moth Group at a very promising old Oak woodland site, adjacent to the largest flush on Dartmoor. The target species is the Marsh Oblique-barred moth, which is Nationally Notable.
We are again joining forces with Norfolk Wildlife Trust at their Cley reserve to explore the fascinating lives of insects. Join us for guided walks, talks, and activities throughout the day.
This course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about identifying moths from coastal habitats. It is aimed at total beginners wishing to study these moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge, but whatever your skill level, it will be designed to stretch you.
A wonderful opportunity to learn about why and how to trap and record moths.
Come and visit the Butterfly Conservation stand at Duthie Park Environment Day. We will show live moths from overnight trapping, plus have children's activities and free leaflets to take away.
Join Rangers and local moth recorders as they empty the moth traps which have been running overnight. This event is free to attend, though a car park fee is payable on entry to the park.