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.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

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Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

Monday 20th November 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor.

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Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

Tuesday 21st November 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor.

Upper Thames Work Party

Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Arncott, Oxon

Join a team including members of the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies and various other forms of wildlife.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 22nd November 2017: 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 22nd November 2017, 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 22nd November 2017: 10am
Witherslack Woods

Join the Cumbria Branch in Witherslack Woodson one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Thursday 23rd November 2017
Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Thursday 23rd November 2017, 10am-1pm
Winchester Wood, Princes Risboro', Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch clearing scrub near Princes Risborough...

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Suffolk: Branch AGM And Members Event

Saturday 25th November 2017: 2.30pm
Stowupland Village Hall, east of Stowmarket

The Suffolk Branch AGM will be followed by light refreshments, then members' slides and the annual photo competition. Further details will be announced in our Branch newsletter (The Suffolk Argus) and on our Branch website...

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 25th November 2017, 10am-3pm
Prestbury Hill BC Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch reducing scrub to maintain grassland on our Prestbury Hill reserve north-east of Cheltenham..

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Gloucestershire Branch: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 25th November 2017, 10.30am-3pm
Strawberry Banks GWT, Oakridge Lynch, east of Stroud

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a conservation work party where we will be clearing scrub to maintain the habitat and its diversity. Strawberry Banks (east of Stroud) is mainly known for the Marsh Fritillary, but also has a wide variety of wild flowers...

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Surrey: Branch AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 25th November 2017, 11am-4pm
Effingham, south-west of Leatherhead

All welcome to AGM & Members' Day in Effingham. Guest speaker: Matthew Oates

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Holyrood Park - Gorse Control

Saturday 25th November 2017, 10am-3pm
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Holyrood Park is home to many rare species, including the Northern Brown Argus Butterfly and the beautiful Maiden Pink wildflower. One of the best sites for these species is threatened by encroaching gorse, some come along to help us control the gorse!

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Milestone Wood, east Caversham, Berks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a work party clearing scrub and planting elms in woods in east Caversham...

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017: 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...

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 26th November 2017
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017, 10am-3pm
Prestbury Hill BC Reserve, north-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch reducing scrub to maintain grassland on our Prestbury Hill reserve north-east of Cheltenham..

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North East England: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017: 10am
Havannah Local Nature Reserve (LNR), north Newcastle upon Tynewcastle

Join the North East Branch on a conservation work party at Havannah Local Nature Reserve (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) clearing scrub (mainly gorse and birch) that is encroaching on important Dingy Skipper habitat...

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Work Party - Teigngrace Meadow

Sunday 26th November 2017, 10.30am-2.30pm
Teigngrace Meadow

Work Party - Teigngrace Meadow - clearing scrub and coppicing trees

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
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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Surrey: Egg Hunt

Tuesday 28th November 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Gatwick Airport

Register by Nov 23 to join the Surrey Branch for a Brown Hairstreak egg hunt at Gatwick Airport

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Somerset: Exmoor Work Party

Tuesday 28th November 2017, 9.45am-3.30pm
Haddon Hill

A practical day focused on clearing birch saplings and gorse to maintain habitat for Heath Fritillary.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 29th November 2017: 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 29th November 2017, 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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Devon: Dartmoor Work Party

Wednesday 29th November 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Newbridge Hill

Help increase habitat for rare Fritillary butterflies at this beautiful location on Dartmoor.

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Norfolk: Norwich Illustrated Talk

Friday 1st December 2017: 7.30pm
United Reform Church, Ipswich Road, Norwich

Everyone is invited to attend this Members Open Evening to show your butterfly, moth and wildlife photos or videos (no sound available) from 2017

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Northern Ireland: Winter Work Party Quoile

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Quoile Countryside Centre, 5 Quay Rd, Downpatrick

Scrub cutting at the Quoile, Co. Down. Habitat management for Cryptic Wood Whites

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Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor.

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017, 10am-2.30pm
Millhopper's Pasture BC Reserve, East Of Aylesbury

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch on the monthly work party at our Millhopper's Pasture reserve, held on the first Sunday of the month...