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.

Forest

Butterfly Walk

Saturday 23rd June 2018: 10.30am
Salcey Forest. (SP801509, ‘horsebox’ Car Park, Nearest Postcode: NN7 2HA)

Join butterfly expert Doug Goddard to learn about and look for woodland butterflies, with target species including Wood White and the rare Black Hairstreak. Parking is limited so please let us know if you are planning on coming.

Moths

Meet The Moths

Wednesday 11th July 2018: 10.00am
Salcey Forest (main Car Park, Postcode: NN7 2HX, Parking Charges Apply)

Traps will be placed around Salcey forest the night before. Drop in to see what has been caught and learn more about moths. Free activities will be provided for children.

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Beds & Northants: Fineshade Wood

Sunday 15th July 2018: 10.30am
Fineshade Wood SP981983

A good site for Silver-washed Fritillary and White-letter Hairstreak, plus White Admiral, Purple Hairstreak and possibly Purple Emperor,

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Beds & Northants: Chicksands Wood Butterflies

Sunday 22nd July 2018: 9.30am
Chicksands Wood TL106411

Morning birding and looking for some interesting butterflies - this is also a great chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

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Beds & Northants: Totternhoe Butterflies

Sunday 29th July 2018: 11.00am
Totternhoe Knolls SP986217

Join us at Totternhoe Knolls Wildlife Trust reserve to look for butterfly species - this is also a great chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

Moths

Meet The Moths

Wednesday 15th August 2018: 10.00am
Salcey Forest (main Car Park, Postcode: NN7 2HX, Parking Charges Apply)

Traps will be placed around Salcey forest the night before. Drop in to see what has been caught and learn more about moths. Free activities will be provided for children.

Forest

Conservation Work Parties

Sunday 16th September 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm
Salcey Forest

3rd Sunday from September 2018 onwards A brand new volunteer group will be starting in the Salcey forest area to improve habitats for butterflies and moths. The sessions will run between 10am – 1pm, but you can stay for as little or as long as you like. Tools and refreshments will be provided.