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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Join the Cornwall Branch on this guided walk on the Lizard searching for newly emerged Marsh Fritillary butterflies.
Come along and learn everything you need to know to assist Butterfly Conservation in the annual monitoring of these threatened species and help us to ensure their survival...
Includes butterfly walks and moth trapping. Details on the Bristol Natural History Consortium website http://www.bnhc.org.uk/bioblitz/national-trust-dunwich-heath-24hour-bioblitz/
Become a nature detective for the day and learn all about the fascinating wildlife living on Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.
Butterfly Survey of Grizzled Skipper, Dingy Skipper and Brown Argus
Join the Cornwall Branch in looking for Green Hairstreak butterflies along this beautiful cliff walk.
Learn about surveying for moths, butterflies and the plants that they feed on with a focus on Chequered Skipper and Pearl-bordered Fritillary.
A survey day - part of the Pershore Plum Festival
Find out more on the summer events on Large Blue
Join the Cornwall Branch at this wonderful event where you will be taught how to ID butterflies, followed by a guided walk to see what you can find on this beautiful nature reserve.
BLACK HAIRSTREAK SURVEY
Help recording of this rare butterfly in this ancient woodland.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on this beautiful butterfly walk amongst the sand dunes, including an exploration of a new Silver-studded Blue butterfly site near Godrevy.
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
This is a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore and do some recording too. If possible, bring a clipboard and Ordnance Survey map Explorer 118 covering the area.
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
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.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch in searching for butterflies like the Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue on this beautiful SSSI and National trust Reserve.
Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.
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 the Sussex Branch on this walk to see Chalk Hill blue, Marbled White and other downland butterfly species. We will also be doing a Big Butterfly Count!
Please join the Sussex Branch on this walk to find the Chalk Hill blue, Small and Common blue butterflies, as well as the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies. We are also hoping to do a Big Butterfly Count!
Join the Cornwall Branch for a closer look at the wild flowers, butterflies and moths to be found on Penhale Sands Army Training Camp, which is not normally open to the public.
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch for their first field trip to Cardinham Woods, a popular site managed by the Forestry Commission.
Please join Butterfly Conservation's Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event at Crook Peak
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!
Join Butterfly Conservation's Cornwall Branch on a day out to Newlyn Downs - a Special Area of Conservation and Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Moth traps set the night before will be opened at this nursery and pick-your-own fruit farm.
Please join the Sussex Branch on this walk to find the Chalk Carpet moth and other downland butterfly species. We will also be doing a Big Butterfly Count!