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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Northern Ireland Small Blue Expedition

Saturday 19th May to Saturday 9th June 2018, 0.00am-0.00am
Monawilkin

Northern Ireland Small Blue Expedition - Late May, Monawilkin: meet at Field Study Centre, off Doagh Road, H 088 529. The re-discovery of the Small Blue at Monawilkin by BCNI branch member Bobbie Hamill and the NIEA Habitats Survey team was the highlight of 2017.

Cumbria Field Trip

Thursday 24th May 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm
Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow In Furness

Butterflies of Ormsgill Slag Banks and optional visit to Sandscale Haws for flora and fauna

Green Hair

Dorset: Guided Walk - Cashmoor Down

Thursday 24th May 2018, 1.00pm-3.30pm
Cashmoor, north-east of Blandford

Join the Dorset Branch near Blandford on a guided walk to see spring butterflies...

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 26th May 2018: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Berks

Join us on a field trip targeting the Adonis Blue and other spring species.

Visits To Marsh Fritillary Sites

26th May to 17th June 2018
Various, In South Wales

Visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites in South Wales. Provisional dates - please check nearer the time. Actual dates will depend on the weather.

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Devon: Field Trip - Lydford BC Reserve

Sunday 27th May 2018: 11.00am
Lydford BC Reserve

Another chance to visit this wonderful reserve for Heath Fritillary, Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries

Small Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 27th May 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm
Merrow & Pewley Downs, East Guildford

Join Surrey Branch for a field trip to Pewley Down; target: Small Blue

Flotterstone For Green Hairstreaks

Sunday 27th May 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Glencourse Reservoir

A trip to our enclosure at Glencourse reservoir for Green Hairstreaks. They were last recorded here three years ago, and we want to see if they are still here.

Black Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 29th May 2018: 2.00pm
Finemere Wood, Bucks

Join us on a field trip to look for Black Hairstreak pupae.

Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 2.30pm-4.30pm
Bentley Station Meadow, Hants

Surrey members are invited to Hampshire’s trips to BC’s Bentley Station Meadow reserve.

Cumbria Field Trip

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 10.30am-2.00pm
Holme Stinted Pasture Burton In Kendal

Butterflies and spring flora at Holme Stinted Pasture and Holme Park Fell

Chequered Skipper

Scotland: Recording and Monitoring Lochaber's Butterflies

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 10am-3pm
An Drochaid, Claggan Road, Fort William

Join Butterfly Conservation Scotland and the Nevis Landscape Partnership to learn how to record and monitor butterflies, identify species and take an afternoon field trip to look for butterflies and day-flying moths.

Small Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 30th May 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm
Chantries/Five Fields & Pewley Down, East Guildford

Join Surrey Branch for a field trip to Pewley Down; target: Small Blue

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 31st May 2018: 2.00pm
Yoesden Bank, Bucks

Join us on a trip to see Adonis Blue and other late spring species.

Cumbria Field Trip

Saturday 2nd June 2018, 10.45am-3.00pm
Irton Fell Eskdale Green

Mountain Ringlet at Irton Fell

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 2nd June 2018: 11.00am
Bradenham Bucks

Join us on a trip to see the Small Blue along with other early summer butterflies.

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 3rd June 2018: 10.30am
Shotover Hill And Brasenose Wood, Oxon

Join us on a joint field meeting with Shotover Wildlife.

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Wiltshire: New Members' Day

Sunday 3rd June 2018: 10.00am
West Yatton Down

Chippenham: New members are invited to join Maurice Avent, past-chairman of Butterfly Conservation, at a welcome event and butterfly walk around West Yatton Down.

Cumbria Field Trip

Sunday 3rd June 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm
Finglandrigg Wood Haverlands Car Park

Marsh Fritillaries

Cumbria Field Trip

Tuesday 5th June 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm
Farrer's Allotment Whitbarrow Levens

Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries. Option to Gillbirks for Duke of Burgundy