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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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.


EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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Surrey: Branch AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 25th November 2017, 11am-4pm
Effingham, south-west of Leatherhead

All welcome to AGM & Members' Day in Effingham. Guest speaker: Matthew Oates

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Norfolk: Norwich Illustrated Talk

Friday 1st December 2017: 7.30pm
United Reform Church, Ipswich Road, Norwich

Everyone is invited to attend this Members Open Evening to show your butterfly, moth and wildlife photos or videos (no sound available) from 2017

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Northern Ireland: Conversazione

Thursday 15th February 2018: 7.30pm
Queen's University Malone Playing Fields Dub Pavilion, nr Belfast

Join us for an evening of short talks from the BCNI members, including topics like the re-discovery of the Small Blue butterfly in Fermanagh...

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In West Dorset And Portland

Saturday 17th February 2018, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Toller Porcorum, west of Maiden Newton

All are welcome to this presentation in Toller Porcorum of the results of butterfly recording in West Dorset in 2017. Please come along if are interested in taking part in the monitoring in 2018...

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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...

Dorset: Branch AGM and Members Day

Saturday 24th February 2018, 2.00pm-5.30pm

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

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...

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...

Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Tuesday 13th March 2018, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Hamworthy, Poole

An illustrated talk in Hamworthy by Lorraine Mumms, Silver-studded Blue Butterflies and Their Relationship With Ants.

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Northern Ireland: Butterfly Atlas 2021

Thursday 15th March 2018: 7.30pm
Queen's University Malone Playing Fields Dub Pavilion, Nr 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...

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...

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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Northern Ireland: Lessons From The Lakelands

Thursday 19th April 2018: 7.30pm
Queen's University Malone Playing Fields Dub Pavilion

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