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.

September Moths In The Garden

Sunday 2nd September 2018, 10.00am-11.30am
St Mary's Pleasance, Haddington, East Lothian

Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.

Dorset: Visit Our Stall At The Dorset County Show

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Dorchester Showground, DT2 7SD

Come and find us in the Bee Tent at the top of the field and visit our Information and Display Stall at this busy County show. Children’s activities, live moths and sales.

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North Wales: Moths For The Glaslyn Ospreys

Sunday 2nd September 2018: 10am
Pont Croesor Nr., Bryn Ffynnon, Prenteg, Porthmadog

Join the Branch to go through the moth traps set out the night before at the Glaslyn Osprey Hide, at Pont Croesor - we've found Death's-head Hawk-moths here in the past!

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North Wales: Moth Group Meeting

Monday 3rd September 2018: 8pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre And Nature Reserve, Conwy

Join the Branch at this informal meeting of North Wales Moth-ers and natural history enthusiasts - all welcome!

Red Underwing Moth

Gloucestershire: Frampton Country Fair

Sunday 9th September 2018, 9am-5pm
Frampton On Severn

The Frampton Country Fair is a huge event and, as usual, the Gloucestershire Branch will have a stand in the Living Working Countryside area where we always attact a lot of interest.

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Northern Ireland: Butterfly Walkers Workshop

Saturday 15th September 2018, 9.45am-3.00pm
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island, Craigavon

Our third annual ‘Thank You’ to volunteers and recorders who support the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme through walking transects and undertaking surveys, although anyone with an interest in butterflies is welcome!

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Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

Saturday 15th September 2018, 11.45am-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey

The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX. Members of the Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.

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Highlands & Islands: Polmaily Conservation Event

Saturday 15th September 2018, 10.30am-4pm
near Drumnadrochit, Inverness

Help the Branch with another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper...

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Conservation Work Parties

Sunday 16th September 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm
Salcey Forest

3rd Sunday from September 2018 onwards A brand new volunteer group will be starting in the Salcey forest area to improve habitats for butterflies and moths. The sessions will run between 10am – 1pm, but you can stay for as little or as long as you like. Tools and refreshments will be provided.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 16th September 2018, 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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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 30th September 2018, 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.

Small Copper

Hertfordshire & Middlesex; Butterfly Walk For Early Autumn Species

Sunday 30th September 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Nomansland Common Near Harpenden

Join Malcolm Hull for walk around Nomansland Common looking for early autumn butterflies. Small Copper numbers build up during the summer and the Common is an excellent site to see this beautiful little butterfly.

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North Wales: Branch AGM/Members’ Day

Saturday 6th October 2018, 10.30am-4.15pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre And Nature Reserve, Sychnant Pass, Conwy

Want to find out more about Butterfly Conservation and what happens in North Wales? Want to learn more about butterflies and moths in North Wales? Then come to our Branch AGM/Members Day!

Kent: AGM & Members Day 2018

Saturday 13th October 2018, 10am-4pm
Maidstone

Kent Branch AGM & Members Day 2018 Grove Green Community Hall, Maidstone 10am - 4pm

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Sussex: Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Saturday 17th November 2018, 1.30pm-5pm
Cyprus Hall, Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Join us for our Annual General Meeting with tea and cakes and talks after the AGM. More details to follow shortly...