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.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 28th December 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Nr Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going habitat management for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood

Brown Hairstreak

New Year's Day Egg-stravaganza At Otmoor!

Thursday 1st January 2015, 10.30am-1.00pm
Near Beckley in Oxford

Families in and around Oxford are being invited to work off those Christmas mince pies and see in the New Year searching for rare butterfly eggs with Butterfly Conservation's Upper Thames Branch

Holtspur Bottom Reserve

Conservation Work Party & Bonfire

Sunday 11th January 2015, 10.00am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, Buckinghamshire

Join the Upper Thames Branch in protecting the future of the beautiful butterflies and moths found at this reserve near Beaconsfield. All tools are provided.

Alners Gorse Work Party

Conservation Work Day

Saturday 17th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse, Near Sturminster Newton

Continuing the woodland and scrub management work along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 18th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing in Southrey Wood - an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission

Lankham Bottom Reserve

Conservation Action Day At Lankham Bottom

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, not far from Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain this important reserve. Day includes gorse and scrub clearing.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Saturday 24th January 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
Great Central Railway/Willoughby Grange

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

Marsh Frit

Conservation Work Day For Marsh Fritillary

Sunday 25th January 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Do your bit to help conserve the habitat of the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, ensuring it's survival at this site.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 25th January 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue the important, on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management, in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood - owned by the Forestry Commission.

Alners Gorse Work Party

Conservation Work Day And Bonfire Lunch!

Sunday 1st February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse, Near Sturminster Newton

Continuing the woodland and scrub management work along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 1st February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing in Southrey Wood - an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

Wester Moss

Saturday 7th February 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, near Stirling

Come along and beat those winter blues by helping us conserve the habitat of rare animals and plants by clearing invasive conifers.

Dorset Conservation Action Day

Sunday 8th February 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Broadcroft Butterfly Reserve, Portland

Join Dorset branch volunteers on the Portland reserve

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 8th February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue the on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management, in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood - owned by the Forestry Commission.

Dorset Conservation Work Day

Saturday 14th February 2015, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, for the Duke of Burgundy

Join Dorset branch on this Duke Of Burgundy habitat

White Admiral

Lincolnshire Work Party - Southrey Wood

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood nr. Bardney

One of a series of Winter Work Parties to help with coppicing in Southrey Wood - an important BC Reserve owned by the Forestry Commission.

East Midlands Grizzled Skipper Work Party

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
TBA

Building on the success of previous grizzled skipper work parties I would like to invite you all to join me yet again this winter to undertake some more volunteer work on sites that provide important habitat to support the Grizzled Skipper butterfly across the south Nottinghamshire network of sites.

D Skipper

Lincolnshire Work Party - Twyford Forest

Saturday 7th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Forest Nr Colsterworth

Do come and join us in the Glade & Sanctuary areas of Twyford Forest to help cut back overgrown and tall scrub. This work will benefit our best site for Grizzled and Dingy Skippers.

Brown Hairstreak

Lincolnshire Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood

Sunday 8th March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood nr. Bardney

Your help would be much appreciated as we continue with the important, on-going Brown Hairstreak habitat management, in selected areas of Chambers Farm Wood - owned by the Forestry Commission.

Dingy Skipper

Conservation Work Party At Devil's Dyke

Sunday 8th March 2015: 10am
Devil's Dyke, Newmarket

Join Butterfly Conservation's Cambridgeshire and Essex Branch in helping preserve the future of the Chalk Hill Blue and Dingy Skipper at Devil's Dyke.