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.

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 14th 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...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 14th March 2018: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

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

Cryptic Wood White

Northern Ireland: Butterfly Atlas 2021

Thursday 15th March 2018: 7.30pm
St John’s Scout Hall, Belfast

Join us for an evening talk on the new All-Ireland Butterfly Atlas 2021 by Dr Tomás Murray of the National Biodiversity Data Centre...

Small Tort (Andrew Lawson)

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In North Dorset

Friday 16th March 2018, 7.30pm-10.00pm
East Stour Village Hall, near Gillingham

All are welcome to hear reports on 2017 recording (casual, website, Wider Countryside and garden recording) and plans for the 2018 campaign at East Stour Village Hall...

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Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10am-5pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

Work Party

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit

Contact Derek Fox to ensure that the work party is going ahead before travelling Grid Reference: TF116715

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 18th March 2018, 10.30am-1pm
Bevendean Down, north-east Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch and the Friends of Bevendean Down on a work party in north-east Brighton to prevent scrub and course vegetation from swallowing this habitat which is valuable for chalk grassland butterfly species...

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Tuesday 20th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Balallan House, Allan Park, Stirling FK8 2QG

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 21st 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...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 21st 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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Butterfly Transect Workshop: Aberdeen

Wednesday 21st March 2018, 10am-3pm
Kincorth Community Centre, Aberdeen

Join us for this free workshop to find out how to identify and record butterflies in Aberdeen!

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 21st March 2018: 10am
High Dam, Finsthwaite, north of Newby Bridge

Join the Cumbria Branch's regular Wednesday work party. Today we shall be at High Dam near Newby Bridge...

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Glasgow Museum Resource Centre, Nittshill, Glasgow, G53 7NN

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

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Norfolk: Norwich Meeting

Friday 23rd March 2018: 7.30pm
United Reform Church Ipswich Road

A Greek Odyssey - Butterflies of Northern Greece

AGM And Members' Day

Saturday 24th March 2018, 11.00am-5.30pm
Welwyn Civic Centre, Welwyn, Herts

Please join us at our Branch AGM and Members' Day. Full list of speakers and programme will be made available when confirmed

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018: 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...

Marsh Frit

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
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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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018, 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 28th 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...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 28th 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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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 4th April 2018: 10am
Gillbirks, Whitbarrow National Nature Reserve, Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch on a conservation work party at Gillbirks, south-west of Kendal...

Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 14th April 2018: 2.00pm

Come and hear two speakers talking on very different butterfly aspects

High brown fritillary

Northern Ireland: Lessons From The Lakelands

Thursday 19th April 2018: 7.30pm
St John’s Scout Hall Belfast

Martin Wain, Morecombe Bay Limestones Project Officer for BC, comes to tell us about his work conserving a number of threatened butterfly species including the High Brown Fritillary

Holly Blue

East Scotland: Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Saturday 21st April 2018, 9.45am-2pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

You're invited to join East Scotland Branch at their annual general meeting, where you can find out more about what Butterfly Conservation do in this part of Scotland and how you can get involved.

Habitat Monitoring In The Alun Valley

Sunday 29th April to Sunday 20th May 2018
Alun Valley, Vale Of Glamorgan

Dates provisional - please check nearer the time. We’ll probably select three Sunday mornings and six weekdays during this 3 week period to operate habitat transects.

Orange Tip

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 6th May 2018: 11.00am
Homefield Wood, Bockmer End, Bucks

Join us on the first field trip of the season to look for early Spring butterflies