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.

 

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.

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Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 26th November 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 21st January 2018, 9.30am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 28th January 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 4th February 2018, 9.30am-4.00pm
Perryfields Quarry Reserve, Portland

Join the Dorset Branch on their annual visit to control scrub re-growth and open up new areas for butterflies on their Perryfields Quarry Reserve on Portland...

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 10th February 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

Join Dorset branch on a conservation work party to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

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...

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Friday 23rd February 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Langford Valley, north east of Frampton

Join Dorset branch on a conservation work party to improve habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.

Dorset: Branch AGM and Members Day

Saturday 24th February 2018, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Puddletown

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

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th February 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

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: Conservation Action Day

Saturday 10th March 2018, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Hazelbury Bryan, north Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch on their Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, an extremely rich site for all sorts of wildlife, especially butterflies and moths and help with the ongoing woodland and scrub management work to to enable the Marsh Fritillary butterfly to re-colonise from nearby sites.

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.

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...

Dorset:Conservation Work Party

Sunday 25th March 2018, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.