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.

Marbled White

Moths and Butterflies of Penlee

Saturday 11th July 2015: 11.00am
Penlee Battery Reserve and Penlee Point, near Rame Head

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.

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Devon: Big Butterfly Count And Wood White Butterfly Walk

Saturday 18th July 2015: 10.30am
Meeth Quarry near Hatherleigh, North Devon

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.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Big Butterfly Count Family Fun Day!

Sunday 19th July 2015, 10.30am-2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, Near Winchester

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!

High brown fritillary

Lancashire - MEMBERS DAY / AGM And Guided Butterfly Walk

Saturday 25th July 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Gaitbarrows NNR, Silverdale

Join the Lancashire Branch at their main event of the year!! The Members Day and AGM also includes a guided walk around Gaitbarrows NNR looking for butterflies like the High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary and Greyling.

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East Scotland - Perthshire - Butterfly ID Day

Sunday 26th July 2015, 10.30am-3.30pm
RSPB Loch Leven (Vane Farm)

A Butterfly Identification day to get you set up for spotting and recording. And it's in the middle of the summer's Big Butterfly Count too!

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North East: Family Fun Day & Big Butterfly Count At Gibside

Wednesday 29th July 2015, 11.00am-4.00pm
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Please join the North East Branch of Butterfly Conservation and the National Trust for this Summer Holiday Family Fun day at Gibside in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. It will be a day of butterfly-themed activities, arts & crafts and guided walks!

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Big Butterfly Day Out

Tuesday 25th August 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve

A day of wildlife related fun and activities at Mount Fancy Farm Butterfly Reserve.

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East Scotland - Borders - Moths At Woodside Walled Garden

Friday 11th to Saturday 12th September 2015, 6.30pm-10.30am
Woodside Walled Garden near Ancrum

Come along on Moth Night Scotland to set up some light traps and enjoy a talk by Malcolm Lindsay with a buffet supper. Then on the Saturday morning there's the opportunity to see what was caught in the traps.

Members' Day, Scotland

Saturday 10th October 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day, an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season. Details will be published nearer the time.

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.