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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017, 10am-1pm
Aston Upthorpe Downs, south-east of Didcot, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch clearing scrub at Aston Upthorpe Downs...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Monkwood Reserve, near Sinton Green...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 4th December 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down (BC Reserve), Winchester

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester. We will be clearing fence lines and burning grass heaps in the Old Allotments...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 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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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow (BC Reserve), Bentley, near Farnham

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on this monthly conservation work party at our Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be managing scrub and sallow in the central area...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 2017
Witherslack Woods

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

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 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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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017: 10am
Brampton Wood, south-west of Huntingdon, Cambs

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on this conservation work party near Huntingdon, which will concentrate on habitat management aimed at the Black Hairstreak butterfly...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017: 10am
Wartbarrow, Allithwaite

Join the Cumbria Branch in Allithwaite on one of our Sunday work parties...

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at our Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little time as you wish...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017, 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 13th December 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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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 13th December 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

Upper Thames Work Party

Friday 15th December 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.