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.

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Warwickshire: Winter Work Parties

Sunday 1st January to Friday 31st March 2017
Various locations across Warwickshire

The Warwickshire Branch is always happy to see new faces at our work parties, where you can help manage some of our finest wildlife sites. You do not need to be a Butterfly Conservation member - everyone is welcome...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Work Parties

Tuesday 3rd January to Friday 31st March 2017, 9.45am-1.00pm
Millhoppers Pasture Reserve, near Tring, east of Aylesbury

Conservation work parties are arranged throughout the year on our reserve at Millhoppers Pasture near Tring. If you would like to offer your help, please contact the Reserve Warden...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 20th January 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Saturday 21st January 2017: 10am
Ewyas Harold Meadows Reserve and Common, between Hereford and Abergavenny

Join the West Midlands Branch on a conservation work party on our Ewyas Harold Meadows Reserve, which supports one of the best remaining populations in the region of the nationally threatened Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly.

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 22nd January 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 22nd January 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 25th January 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

Scotland: Mabie Reserve workparty

Saturday 28th January 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Mabie Forest, Dumfries

We will be holding a Conservation Work party at our Mabie Forest reserve, cutting and clearing scrub as well as possibly doing some scarifying for later wildflower sowing. All very welcome.

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West Midlands: Brown Hairstreak Egg Search

Saturday 28th January 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, east of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch searching for the eggs of the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in their Grafton Wood reserve, east of Worcester...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow Reserve, south-west of Farnham

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be pollarding sallow near the well, removing sycamore and reducing hedge heights.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 1st February 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 9.30am-3.15pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold, between Godalming and Horsham

Join the Sussex Branch's new conservation work party on their Oaken Wood reserve on the Sussex-Surrey border. This 12 hectares (30 acres) reserve is part of the Forestry Commission's 324 hectare Chiddingfold Forest.

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood Branch Reserve

Oaken Wood: please see Work Parties, Surrey's dedicated page

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 3rd February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be fence clearing and managing habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 5th February 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Beaconsfield

Join this Upper Thames Branch work party on their Holtspur Bottom reserve, near Beaconsfield. We'll be removing scrub and hedging, giving you a chance to actively help conserve the species the reserve supports...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Sunday 5th February 2017: 10am
Monkwood, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a monthly work party at Monkwood, an ancient woodland site which is jointly owned by Butterfly Conservation and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust.

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South Wales: Habitat Management Work Party

Tuesday 7th February 2017: 10am
Caeau Ffos Fach Reserve, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Join the South Wales Branch on a habitat management work party at our Caeau Ffos Fach reserve near Cross Hands, where the Marsh Fritillary butterfly now flourishes...

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 8th February 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Wednesday 8th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be clearing the diagonal path and removing fencing.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Thursday 9th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be clearing the diagonal path and removing fencing.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Work Party

Friday 10th February 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, east of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a work party at their Magdalen Hill Down reserve. We will be clearing the diagonal path and removing fencing.

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 11th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Rough Bank reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub on our Rough Bank reserve (near Bisley)...

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Scotland: Kingshill Work Party

Sunday 12th February 2017, 10am-3pm
Kingshill Local Nature Reserve, Allanton

Come along to help conserve butterflies and moths at one of the best sites in central Scotland.

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Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 12th February 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

Do come and join us on one of our Winter Work Parties to manage Southrey Woods (Forestry Commission); its rides and paths, and to help coppice section 5 (this will make sense on site!)

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 15th February 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve.

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Saturday 18th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Bill Smyllie / Prestbury Hill Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at our Bill Smyllie Reserve (north-east of Cheltenham). We will be laying a hedge on the reserve boundary by the road...

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Gloucestershire: Work Party

Sunday 19th February 2017, 10am-3.30pm
Bill Smyllie / Prestbury Hill Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at our Bill Smyllie Reserve (north-east of Cheltenham). We will be laying a hedge on the reserve boundary by the road...