You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Identification workshop focussing on Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.
Spring Butterflies in the King’s Forest
including GUEST SPEAKER
Head of Monitoring, Butterfly Conservation
Visiting Professor in Conservation Science at the University of Northampton
“Current Trends of British Butterflies”
Join Malcolm Hull for a butterfly walk around Bricket Wood Common for spring butterfly species. The walk is part of SuStAinable StAlbans Week
Moth evening - see and learn about late spring moths that fly in an urban landscape.
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.
The Bog Squad will be visiting to Portmoak Moss at Scotlandwell, near Loch Leven to remove invasive scrub. Removal of these small trees is vital to protect the habitat from drying out and threatening the specialist species that live on the moss.
Landscape, flowers and butterflies
Join Surrey Branch at Sheepleas; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak
Like butterflies? Interested in recording them? This is the place for you!
Kentish Glory moths are an incredibly rare and beautiful species that now can only be found in NE Scotland in the UK. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor this special species.
A 3 mile walk along Langden Brook in the Trough of Bowland to see Green Hairstreak and Emperor Moths attracted by the use of pheromone lures.
Butterfly walk looking for spring butterflies and bluebells
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Glasgow to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Part of the Back from the Brink (BftB) Cotswolds project. Provide skills for surveying Duke of Burgundy sites.
Field Trip to Great Torrington Commons, with possible sightings of Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.
Butterfly “foray” looking at more than one site for target species.
Join us on the first field trip of the season to look for early Spring butterflies
Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.
Join the Kent Branch at White Hill Reserve and Fackenden Down looking for early downland species
Join Suffolk Branch of Butterfly Conservation and lots of other conservation groups at Kiln Meadow. Butterfly and other guided walks, wood crafts, children’s activities, music and storytelling.
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Shere Woodlands; target: spring Skippers
An illustrated talk by Ann Carpenter: A Greek Odyssey - Butterflies of Northern Greece
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Hutchinson’s Bank; target: site specialities
Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newdigate Brickworks; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak.
See moths caught the night before in 5 traps set in the forest followed by an optional 3 mile walk to record butterflies and moths. Dingy Skipper might be found.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Dunfermline to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
An evening wander around the garden to discover some of Rococo Garden’s nocturnal wildlife, including bats and moths.
See the variety of moths that can be found in the Rococo Gardens, learn more about moths and try your hand at a moth challenge, arts and crafts.
As part of the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend, local ranger services and wildlife experts will offer a day of activities for families and nature lovers around Braemar, including this event: