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.

Habitat Management In Blackrock Quarry

Sunday 25th February 2018: 10am
Clydach, Nr Abergavenny

In conjunction with Usk Conservation and Environment Group, learing cotoneaster from this important lepidoptera site with magnificent views.

Work Party

Sunday 25th February 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Southrey Wood

Coppicing woodland in rotation Contact Steve Green to check that the event is taking place before travelling Grid Reference: TF128681

Upper Thames Work Party

Monday 26th February 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm
Buttlers Hangings, West Wycombe, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch clearing scrub near High Wycombe, in a joint operation with Chiltern Rangers.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 28th February 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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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 1st March 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Cranleigh, south of Guildford

Join the Sussex Branch managing habitat at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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Dorset: Talk on Butterfly Trends In East Dorset

Friday 2nd March 2018, 7.30pm-10.00pm
St Catherine's Church Hall, Wimborne

All are welcome to this presentation in Wimborne on the trends in butterfly numbers revealed by the monitoring in east Dorset surveys in 2016 and the plans for the 2017 campaign...

Work Party

Saturday 3rd March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Twyford Forest

Clearing areas to improve the habitat for Grizzled and Dingy Skippers Contact Martin Kew to check that the event is taking place before travelling Grid Reference: SK92L (Sanctuary area: SK941233, Glades area: SK951225)

Upper Thames: Day Course

Saturday 3rd March 2018, 9.45am-4.00pm
Sutton Courtenay EEC, Milton Park Estate, Didcot, Oxon

Day course - A free introduction to Butterfly and Moth Identification, Surveying & Recording

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Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Saturday 3rd March 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm
Bernwood Meadows, north-east of Oxford, Bucks

Help the Upper Thames Branch search for Brown Hairstreak butterfly eggs at BBOWT's Bernwood Meadows reserve, north-east of Oxford...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 4th March 2018, 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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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 4th March 2018: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at Monkwood, an ancient woodland nature reserve near Sinton Green and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 5th March 2018, 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 undertaking practical habitat management for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly in the Tree and Shrub East area...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 7th 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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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 7th March 2018, 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, sallow and rides...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 7th March 2018: 10am
High Dam, Finsthwaite, north of Newby Bridge

Join the Cumbria Branch's regular Wednesday work party - today we shall be planting primroses near Newby Bridge...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 7th 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...

Red Admiral

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In South Dorset

Thursday 8th March 2018, 7.30pm-10.00pm
Wareham, Purbeck

All are welcome to attend this presentation in Wareham of the results of the south Dorset Transect and Regional Action Plan (RAP) surveys in 2016, the Wider Countryside project, 2016's casual, website and garden records and the resulting trends in butterfly numbers...

Marsh Fritillary Butterfly

Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Saturday 10th March 2018, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.

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Devon: National Conservation Day Of Action

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10.30am-2.30pm
Heathfield Reserve, near Bovey Tracey

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Butterfly Conservation, a National Day of Conservation Action is taking place on Saturday 10 March 2018. The Devon Branch will be holding a work party at Heathfield Reserve near Bovey Tracey...

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Surrey: Action Day

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Barnes Common SW13

Join Surrey Branch at Barnes Common for the national "Conservation Day of Action"

Upper Thames: Day Course

Saturday 10th March 2018, 9.45am-4.00pm
Howe Park Wood, Milton Keynes, Bucks

Day course - A free introduction to Butterfly and Moth Identification, Surveying & Recording

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Norfolk: Work Party

Saturday 10th March 2018
Cut-off Channel near Wretton

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Butterfly Conservation, a National Work Party Day is to be held on Saturday 10th March 2018.

Butterfly Conservation National Day Of Action

Saturday 10th March 2018
South Wales - Site To Be Confirmed

To celebrate Butterfly Conservation's 50th Anniversary, Conservation Days of Action will take place across the country. South Wales Branch will confirm details as soon as possible. Watch this space!