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.

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 11th March 2018: 10am
Devil's Dyke, south-west of Newmarket

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on this conservation work party south-west of Newmarket, which will concentrate on habitat management aimed at Dingy Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies...

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Tuesday 13th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Edinburgh National Museum Collections Centre, Granton, Edinburgh, EH5 1JA

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

Silver-studded Blue

Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Tuesday 13th March 2018, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Hamworthy, Poole

An illustrated talk in Hamworthy by Lorraine Mumms, Silver-studded Blue Butterflies and Their Relationship With Ants.

Cryptic Wood White

Northern Ireland: Recorders Day

Tuesday 13th March 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island

Butterfly Conservation and CEDaR (Centre for Environmental Data and Recording) have organised three stand-alone events focusing on surveying and recording.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 14th March 2018: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 14th March 2018, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

Cryptic Wood White

Northern Ireland: Butterfly Atlas 2021

Thursday 15th March 2018: 7.30pm
St John’s Scout Hall, Belfast

Join us for an evening talk on the new All-Ireland Butterfly Atlas 2021 by Dr Tomás Murray of the National Biodiversity Data Centre...

Small Tort (Andrew Lawson)

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In North Dorset

Friday 16th March 2018, 7.30pm-10.00pm
East Stour Village Hall, near Gillingham

All are welcome to hear reports on 2017 recording (casual, website, Wider Countryside and garden recording) and plans for the 2018 campaign at East Stour Village Hall...

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Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10am-5pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

Work Party

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit

Contact Derek Fox to ensure that the work party is going ahead before travelling Grid Reference: TF116715

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 18th March 2018, 10.30am-1pm
Bevendean Down, north-east Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch and the Friends of Bevendean Down on a work party in north-east Brighton to prevent scrub and course vegetation from swallowing this habitat which is valuable for chalk grassland butterfly species...

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Tuesday 20th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Balallan House, Allan Park, Stirling FK8 2QG

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 21st March 2018, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 21st March 2018: 10am
High Dam, Finsthwaite, north of Newby Bridge

Join the Cumbria Branch's regular Wednesday work party. Today we shall be at High Dam near Newby Bridge...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 21st March 2018: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

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Butterfly Transect Workshop: Aberdeen

Wednesday 21st March 2018, 10am-3pm
Kincorth Community Centre, Aberdeen

Join us for this free workshop to find out how to identify and record butterflies in Aberdeen!

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Glasgow Museum Resource Centre, Nittshill, Glasgow, G53 7NN

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

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Norfolk: Norwich Meeting

Friday 23rd March 2018: 7.30pm
United Reform Church Ipswich Road

A Greek Odyssey - Butterflies of Northern Greece

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Butterfly Transect Workshop: Perth

Saturday 24th March 2018, 10am-3pm
North Muirton Community Centre, Perth

Join us for this free workshop to find out how to identify and record butterflies in Perth!

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Highlands & Islands: Micro-moth Workshop

Saturday 24th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Kilmorack, near Beauly

An informative workshop about how to search for and identify micro moths, including the resources available to aid identification and the limitation of each resource as well as common species and how to identify the family groups. Although not technical, this workshop is aimed at people who have some previous knowledge of moths. BOOKING ESSENTIAL

AGM And Members' Day

Saturday 24th March 2018, 11.00am-5.30pm
Welwyn Civic Centre, Welwyn, Herts

Please join us at our Branch AGM and Members' Day. Full list of speakers and programme will be made available when confirmed

Marsh Frit

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th March 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.

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, near Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party at their Holtspur Bottom reserve, near Beaconsfield; activities to be determined.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 28th March 2018, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...