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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An evening identifying moths attracted to light
Whether you love them or not, moths are an important part of our wildlife – if you don’t already appreciate them, then this event could change your mind! We will open up light traps set in Drum Castle’s walled garden and old wood last night to discover the marvellous moths of all shapes, sizes, colours and patterns at rest inside.
Discover the butterflies and moths in the beautiful grounds of this grand house and let your children have fun too. A Borders Nature Festival event.
Learn about surveying for moths, butterflies and the plants that they feed on with a focus on Chequered Skipper and Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
Come and see moth traps set up and what they attract until the wee small hours. Then in the morning we'll be opening the traps and identifying the finds.
Please join us at this joint event with Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch and the Devon Wildlife Trust.
Join the Devon Branch on a beautiful butterfly walk at this flagship reserve, where you can see the Marsh Fritillary butterfly and Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk moth.
Our Catfield Fen Reserve will once again be open to members and the public for Swallowtails.
We have been requested to do some moth identification as in previous years. Traps will be put out the previous night and hopefully will add some new species to the Gearrchoille list.
Moth trapping night within a large apple orchard with potential for Pinion-spotted Pug.
An opportunity for youngsters to discover moths in last night's light-trap and to learn about their fascinating lives, followed by butterfly-themed activities in the resource centre at the farm. Tea and cakes too! A Borders Nature Festival event.
Further targeted trapping to ascertain the status and distribution of Pine-tree Lappet moth.
Butterflies, day-flying moths and micro-moths
Moth trapping and guided butterfly walk on Dorset's first butterfly reserve
Moth trapping night with David Brown.
The Branch Chairman, Philip Hambly, invites you to his family farm at Lethytep - a wonderful wildlife area with ample butterfly walks and beautiful lakes. For a donation of £5, food will be provided, along with a tombola and raffle. Everyone is welcome!
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
Please join us at this moth trapping event on Bovey Heath.
A Ranger Service Event in association with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
Friday 10th July, 9:30 - 11:30pm
Glow-worms & Moths of the Great Orme. A guided walk with North Wales Wildlife Trust to learn about these fascinating beetles. The Welsh for glow-worm is Tn Bach Diniwed - Innocent Little Fire. This is magical. Followed by moth trapping. Path uneven with steps. Bring a torch! Meet at West Shore by the boating lake, SH770821. Booking essential with Mark Sheridan 01492 583820
Weekend 11th - 12th July Ashworth’s Rustic Weekend
Ashworth’s Rustic and Weaver’s Wave are endemic to the mountains of North Wales: These sub-species occur nowhere else in the world. We will be trapping for these Sychnant specialities and other rare moths. Set traps 9:30pm and stay as late as you will, or be lazy and see the catch 11am on Sunday at the house with a cuppa. Meet at Pensychnant House. Details from Julian at Pensychnant (01492) 592595
Join moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder, Leon Truscott, on this walk to find Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heath and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. Six-belted and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found at this site.
All arrangements highly dependent on weather - see details
Please join the Devon Branch on this trip, where well over 100 species of moths can be seen if the weather is seasonable, including Aspen feeding rarities, grassland and woodland species.
Friday 17th. July 10pm to 12 midnight Moth Trapping in Wepre Park . Joint event with Flintshire Countryside service and North Wales Wildlife Trust. Meet at the visitor centre, (just up path from car park on Wepre Drive ) bring warm clothing, torch and strong footwear. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org tel 07775 406876. Booking is essential as this event will be weather dependent.
A comprehensive exploration of the SWT Balgavies Reserve with the objective of recording as many species as possible over 24 hours. Activities will start on the Saturday evening. with moth trapping and wine ropes starting around 7:30pm. Traps will be opened at 10:00am on Sunday with butterfly walks during the day.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Devon Branch at one of the country's best sites for the Wood White butterfly. You will have a chance to see the second brood of this species, see what moths were caught in the trap from the previous night and carry out a Big Butterfly Count - the worlds largest survey of its kind.
Join Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch at this Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day near Winchester to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation's Magdalen Hill Down Reserve!
Moth trap opening and butterfly walk
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