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 Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch on a butterfly walk to see early spring species of butterflies.
Join the Kent Branch at White Hill Reserve and Fackenden Down looking for early downland species
A chance to see a lesser known site (Hampshire County Council land) in the Meon Valley with good flora and fauna; hopefully we will see Brimstone, Orange Tip and other early butterflies and moths.
Join the Devon Branch for an afternoon on this common, where the Commoners have been doing a lot of managed scrub clearance and making rides through the bracken to encourage Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.
Join us for the first of the Fritillary for the Future morning walks with an optional afternoon workshop looking at Pearl-bordered Fritillary monitoring and habitat assessment.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve for a leisurely walk with friendly company and enjoy the month's butterflies and the spectacular display of cowslips.
Nick Ballard of the Friends of Mill Road Cemetery will lead a guided walk around the cemetery, where a variety of general butterflies can be seen. Come and find out how the 'Friends' are creating a wildlife oasis right in the middle of Cambridge city.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a moth evening to see spring species.
The YNU are planning a field meeting to Fountains Abbey, 111 years to the day since their visit to the site which is described in The Naturalist from 1905.
Join the Devon Branch on this field trip to see Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and other early butterflies. Numbers of Pearl-bordered Fritillaries have been steadily rising and the breeding areas increased at this site, following conservation management by the Forestry Commission.
Join us for the second of the Fritillary for the Future morning walks with an optional afternoon workshop looking at Pearl-bordered Fritillary monitoring and habitat assessment.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this National Nature Reserve, where there is a substantial colony of Duke of Burgundy butterflies and spectacular views towards Ashford Hill and the Meon Valley. We will hopefully also see Skylarks, Buzzards, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper and Small Heath butterflies, as well as early moths.
Join us in early May for a joint outing between BCNI and the County Armagh Wildlife Society in the rugged and under-recorded landscape of south Armagh.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch walk, which is part of Tring's 'Spring Fayre', organised by Tring Together.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a walk on this ancient hill fort to improve your recognition of spring butterfly species. We may possibly see Duke of Burgundy butterflies.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on this Forestry Commission reserve, managed by BC and the Neroche Project under a HLS Grant. See butterflies of woodland and flowery grassland, with Duke of Burgundy, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper butterflies the principal target species.
Join us for a walk at Heyshott Escarpment looking for Duke of Burgundy and Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.
Join us for the first of a series of “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events funded by the ARC Project.
This is our first field meeting of the year to look for early Spring butterflies.
Twywell Hills and Dales searching for roosting Dingy and Grizzled Skippers in the evening, before hunting for larvae of grassland species as it gets dark.
A chance to see the Duke of Burgundy butterfly on one of the best local sites and to meet Neil Hulme the “butterfly whisperer” and Butterfly Conservation’s own Fritillaries for the Future project officer who will guide you around Heyshott and tell you about how the habitat management that has been carried out to conserve this spring butterfly and other downland species on the site.
Join the North East England Branch on a joint field trip with Durham Wildlife Trust, led by BC's Dave Wainwright. We hope to see the Green Hairstreak butterfly and Emperor Moth.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Box Moor Trust for a morning walk to see spring butterflies, including Dingy Skipper and day flying moths. This is also a good site for solitary bees and wasps, as well as having a significant array of wildflowers.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch at the invitation of the Upper Thames Branch on their walk to see spring butterflies, including Duke of Burgundy.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a walk where we are hoping to see Duke of Burgundy, Green Hairstreak and Dingy Skipper butterflies.