Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd July 2017, 10am-3pm
Join the East Midlands weekend trip to Essex; we shall be looking for Heath Fritillary, White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies. There will also be good sites for dragonflies...
Tuesday 4th July 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Join this field trip to an area just north of Long Eaton full of wildflowers that attract a wide range of butterflies, including Marbled White...
Saturday 8th July 2017, 9.30am-3.00pm
Fermyn Woods is part of the ancient Rockingham Forest. It is an attractive site with grassland and ponds as well as the extensive woodland. Target species: Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple and White-letter Hairstreak, and a range of other woodland and grassland species.
Sunday 9th July 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Join the East Midlands Branch for a circular walk (approximately 2 miles) using public footpaths and bridleways through Borders Wood, near Owthorpe. We are hoping to see woodland species of butterflies, including Silver-washed Fritillary and possibly Purple Emperor...
Sunday 16th July 2017, 11.00am-1.00pm
This was the most popular walk in 2015 possibly because of the presence of Purple Emperor which a few were lucky enough to see. Parking on the roadside verges is not ideal so please consider car sharing if you can.
Tuesday 18th July 2017: 11am
Join the East Midlands Branch on a field trip near Bagworth (west of Leicester), where we hope to see Marbled White and other summer butterflies...
Saturday 22nd July 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
This large forest is designated as a Forest Nature Reserve, much of it being a Site of Special Scientific Interest and several areas are managed as National Nature Reserves, which include the meadows we will be making for in the valley by the Dowles Brook
Sunday 23rd July 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Welcome to the first Open Day for Hoe Grange Quarry! This is Derbyshire’s first butterfly reserve (near Brassington) and we hope to see you there on Sunday 23 July, from 11am to 3pm.
Tuesday 25th July 2017, 10.00am-12.30pm
Join the East Midlands Branch on a morning's field trip in the Peak District, where we hope to see Dark-green Fritillary, Brown Argus and other summer butterflies..