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.

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.

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!

Wester Moss Workparty, Stirling

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

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

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

Bog Squad Workparty,Langlands Moss LNR

Sunday 22nd February 2015, 10.00am-3.00pm
N South Lanarkshire, Just Outside East Kilbride

We are continuing our work here with the fantastic Friends of Langlands Moss to help keep the bog nice and wet for rare species. The work will involve ditch blocking and maybe also some scrub removal.

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
Newark To Bottesford Disused Railway

This is the fourth work party for this season, returning to the disused railway at Bottesford, continuing work that has been done over the last couple of years.

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.

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.

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.

Blue

Lincolnshire Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Saturday 21st March 2015, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr. Bardney

Do come and join us clear some of the scrubby undergrowth to help keep Snakeholme Pit neat and tidy ready for the Spring!

Wood White

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.