You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Join us on a walk to see the Dark Green Fritillary at UTB’s best site.
As Butterfly Conservation celebrates 50 years, join Jim Asher, Chair of Butterfly Conservation, to explore what has changed and why butterflies matter in our landscapes...
A search for Heathland Moths
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about why and how to trap and record moths.
A moth night with the exciting target species the Scarce Merveille du Jour, one of our rarest and beautiful moths.
This event includes the opening of moth traps in the morning, a presentation on BC's 50th anniversary by Chris Winnick and one by Phil Smith on the Invertebrates of the Sefton coast, together with a guided walk around this wonderful nature reserve.
All members of Lancashire BC together with their guests are welcome to attend.
Guided walk through mixed woodland and field margins
All welcome on this walk around the Sussex High Weald mature woodland near Tunbridge Wells, where we will be searching for woodland species like the White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and possibly the Purple Emperor...
Northern Ireland branch outing to Ballynahone Bog targeting the Large Heath. Lead by Donna Rainey.
A walk arranged by the Scottish Wildlife Trust Central Borders Group who we will be joining to discover a great variety of wildlife including butterflies and day-flying moths.
A chance to explore and survey a variety of habitats created for wildlife.
Join us on the annual Purple Emperor hunt in Bernwood Forest.
Join the Upper Thames and Hertfordshire Branches on a walk to see a range of summer grassland and woodland butterflies - all part of a weekend of events to celebrate BC's 50th anniversary year...
Part of the Big 50th Birthday and Beningfield Celebrations Weekend programme of events being organised by Butterfly Conservation and the Natural History Museum. Join Nick Bowles for a walk around Tring Park to enjoy the delights of summer grassland and woodland butterflies.
Join us on a short walk along the coastal path at Kincraig to look for Northern Brown Argus, and learn about its food plant (Rock rose) and habitat requirements.
Join the Millhoppers Team to walk around our Millhoppers Pasture Reserve and see a wide range of butterflies. This event is part of the Big 50th Birthday and Beningfield Celebrations Weekend programme of events!
Join butterfly expert Andrew Wood at these important woodland sites. Strong shoes must be worn – uneven surfaces in places. Long Trousers must be worn as we will be walking through long grass where deer are common. No dogs allowed on this walk. Booking essential so please go online http://www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/whats-on or call the Trust on 01727 858901. The organisers reserve the right to cancel the event if weather conditions are considered unfavourable. Please note a donation will be requested.
Another trip to this superb butterfly site, where there is a healthy colony of Northern Brown Argus. There are also plenty of Dark Green Fritillaries here, and the possibility of seeing Grayling and Small Skipper.
Join the East Midlands Branch at Fermyn Woods - part of the ancient Rockingham Forest - where we will be looking for butterflies like the Marbled White, Purple Emperor and White Admiral.
Come along to hopefully see the Purple Emperor, White Admiral and other woodland butterflies in Dene Park Wood, just north of Tonbrige...
This is an event for everyone with an interest in nature and conservation. Many groups in the Stroud area come together for a BIG event.
Butterfly foray for heath and moorland species.
Join us for the annual Graffham Down picnic. We'll walk around the wonderful Graffham Down reserves looking for summer butterflies as well as opening a moth trap from the previous evening.
Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk through rich butterfly habitat with stunning views.
Join the Branch on this joint visit with NWWT Wrexham Branch in search of butterflies and orchids...
High Brown and Dark Green Fritillaries, Hampsfell and Hampsfield Allotment
Survey for Marbled Whites and other grassland species
After the successful visit to this site in 2017, we will again be opening moth traps put out the night before courtesy of NWT.
Join Steve Kiln for a walk around Broxbourne Wood NR looking for woodland butterflies especially Silver-washed Fritillary with RSPB South East Herts Group. Insect repellent is advisable!
Learn all about the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and help us survey for their caterpillars.