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.

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

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 13th May 2018: 11.00am
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks

Join us on a field trip to look for the Duke of Burgundy and other spring species.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 19th May 2018: 10.00am
Pitstone Quarry, Bucks

Join us on a trip to Pitstone Qaurry for the Small Blue and other spring species

Green Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 20th May 2018: 11.00am
Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

Join us on a trip to the Oxfordshire Downs to look for 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.

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.

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.

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.

Black Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 16th June 2018: 10.30am
Finemere Wood, Bucks

Join our Black Hairstreak species champion on a trip to see 'his' butterfly.

Marbled White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 20th June 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 23rd June 2018: 10.30am
Holtspur Reserve, Bucks

Join us on a field trip at our reserve at Holtspur Bottom.

Marbled White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 27th June 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Silver-studded Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 30th June 2018: 11.00am
Silchester Common, Hants

Join us on a field trip to look for the Silver-studded Blue.

Meadow Brown

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 1st July 2018: 10.30am
Hackpen Hill, Oxon

Join us on a field trip at Hackpen Hill (aka Crowhole Bottom, Devil’s Punchbowl) on the Ridgeway SW of Wantage.

White-Letter Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 3rd July 2018: 2.00pm
Maidenhead Thicket, Berks

A woodland walk, looking for White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies

Marbled White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 4th July 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Dark Green Fritillary

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 5th July 2018: 11.00am
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks

Join us on a walk to see the Dark Green Fritillary at UTB’s best site.

Purple Emperor

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 7th July 2018: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

Join us on the annual Purple Emperor hunt in Bernwood Forest.

Marbled White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 11th July 2018, 6.30pm-9.00pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

White Admiral

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 14th July 2018: 10.30am
North Bucks Way & Oakhill Wood, Milton Keynes, Bucks

Join us for a walk along the North Bucks Way to look for summer butterflies.

Marbled White

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 18th July 2018, 6.30pm-9.00pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.30am
Buttlers Hangings, West Wycombe, Bucks

Join us on a to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Buttler’s Hangings including Chalkhill Blue and Silver-spotted Skipper.

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.00am
Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland.

Common Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 29th July 2018: 10.30am
Oven Bottom, Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

Join us on a walk to look for butterflies of high summer.

Grayling

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 2nd August 2018: 11.00am
Greenham Common, Berks

Join us on a walk to look for Grayling and other summer butterflies.

Silver-spotted Skipper

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Friday 10th August 2018: 11.00am
Shirburn Hill, Oxon

Join us on a walk to look for Silver-Spotted Skipper and other chalk downland species.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 12th August 2018: 10.30am
Kimble Rifle Range, Monks Risborough, Bucks

Join us on a walk to look for Chalk Hill Blue, Silver-Spotted Skipper and day-flying moths.

Brown Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 15th August 2018: 10.30am
Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

Join us on our annual search for the Brown Hairstreak.