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 21st 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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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 21st February 2018: 10am
Holme Stinted Pastures, Cawthorpe, west of Kirkby Lonsdale

Join the Cumbria Branch on a conservation work party at Holme Stinted Pastures, near Kirkby Lonsdale...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 21st February 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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Upper Thames Work Party

Thursday 22nd February 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm
High Wycombe, Bucks

Join the Chiltern Rangers planting Elms for the White-letter Hairstreak

Habitat Management At Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

Thursday 22nd February 2018: 10am
Cross Hands: 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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Gloucestershire: Cheltenham Indoor Meeting

Thursday 22nd February 2018, 8pm-10pm
Shurdington Social Centre, Shurdington, Cheltenham

This year the talk will be by Jennifer Gilbert, the community engagement officer for the Back from the Brink project in the Cotswolds. She will be explaining more about the project, what it aims to achieve and how you can get involved...

Upper Thames Work Party

Friday 23rd 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.

Duke of Burgundy

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Friday 23rd February 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

Join Dorset branch on a conservation work party to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Friday 23rd February 2018, 9.15am-3.30pm
Downlands School SSSI, Blandford Camp

Join Dorset branch volunteers working on scrub clearance on the SSSI

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Dorset: Branch AGM and Members Day

Saturday 24th February 2018, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Puddletown

The yearly opportunity to hear the latest news and developments from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th February 2018, 10am-3pm
Ravensgate Common, south-east of Cheltenham

Join the Gloucestershire Branch clearing scrub on Ravensgate Common (south-east of Cheltenham) to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly...

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Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th February 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 February 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm
Milestone Wood, Caversham, Berks

Join a work party to clear scrub and plant elms.

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...