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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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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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Monday 11th December 2017, 10am-3pm
Rough Bank Reserve, five miles north-east of Stroud

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on work party at our Rough Bank Reserve, north-east of Stroud. Work parties are very sociable events, to which you can dip in and dip out to suit your availability...

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Surrey: Egg Hunt

Tuesday 12th December 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Tolworth Court Farm

Join the Surrey Branch for a Brown Hairstreak egg hunt at Tolworth Court Farm.

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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.

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Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Sunday 17th December 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm
Rushbeds Wood, Near Bicester, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on our annual search for Brown Hairstreak eggs at Rushbeds Wood BBOWT reserve (south-east of Bicester)...

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Sussex: Work Party

Tuesday 19th 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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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 20th December 2017: 10am
Gillbirks, Whitbarrow

Join the Cumbria Branch in Whitbarrow on one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 20th 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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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 27th 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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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 31st December 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...

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Upper Thames: Field Meeting

Monday 1st January 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm
Otmoor, North Of Headington, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch on a search for the eggs of the Brown Hairstreak butterfly at RSPB Otmoor, Oxon...

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Monday 1st January 2018, 10am-3pm
Oakley Wood, Bathurst Estate, near Cirencester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party clearing scrub to benefit Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies – and work off the Christmas & New Year excesses!

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 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 in the central area...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 3rd January 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 3rd January 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...

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 7th January 2018: 10am
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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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 7th January 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)...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 7th January 2018, 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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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 8th January 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 clearing the tumuli of bramble and scrub, raking and burning...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 10th January 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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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 10th January 2018: 10am
Wartbarrow, Allithwaite

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