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.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

Peacock

Lincolnshire: Work Party - Chambers Farm Wood Butterfly Garden

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitors' Centre, Near Bardney

Work party at Chambers Farm Wood Butterfly Garden: do join us to help tidy up the garden prior to the Open Day on Sunday 30 July. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

Blue

Lincolnshire: Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Join the Lincolnshire Branch on a work party at Snakeholme Pit to to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Tuesday 8th August 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve.

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West Midlands: Work Party

Wednesday 9th August 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

White Admiral

Lincolnshire: Work Party Southrey Woods

Wednesday 16th August 2017, 2pm-4pm
Southrey Woods, Near Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies including the White Admiral.

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Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 20th August 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Bevendean Down, Heath Hill Avenue, north-east Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch managing habitat for butterflies at Bevendean Down, an area of chalk grassland on the north east edge of Brighton...

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Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Tuesday 22nd August 2017, 7pm-9pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the next open day on 26 August. Extra hands are always welcome....

Blue

Lincolnshire: Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 30th August 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

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Northern Ireland: European Heritage Open Day at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve

Saturday 9th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Stradkilly Nature Reserve, Carnlough, Antrim

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at Ulster Wildlife’s Stradkilly Nature Reserve for European Heritage Open Day. To celebrate nature and heritage for EHOD, we’re heading to Stradkilly to look at beneficial woodland management. We’ll help with some practical work but also get to hear about ...

Small Blue

Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 9th September 2017, 10am-2pm
A259 Buckle by-pass, Seaford (between Brighton & Eastbourne)

All are welcome to join the Sussex Branch clearing Wall Cotoneaster to benefit the Small Blue, for as long or as short a time as you wish...

Small Blue

Sussex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th September 2017, 10am-2pm
A259 Buckle by-pass, Seaford (between Brighton & Eastbourne)

All are welcome to join the Sussex Branch clearing Wall Cotoneaster to benefit the Small Blue, for as long or as short a time as you wish...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Day

Monday 11th September 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the next open day on 17 September. Extra hands are always welcome....

White Admiral

Lincolnshire: Work Party Southrey Woods

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods, Near Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies, including the White Admiral.

Polmaily Scrub Clearance Team

Highlands And Islands: Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Polmaily, Near Drumnadrochit

Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling un-cleared areas.

Cornwall: Marsh Fritillary Web Count

Tuesday 19th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project in their annual search for Marsh Fritillary caterpillars on Bodmin Moor.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 24th September 2017, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, near Sturminster Newton

Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

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Lincolnshire: Work Party: Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 27th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 1st October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Session

Monday 2nd October 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the winter. Extra hands are always welcome....

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30am-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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Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.