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.

South West Scotland: BC 50th Anniversary Day of Action: Braehead Moss

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm
Braehead Moss, Near Lanark in South Lanarkshire

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Butterfly Conservation, a National Day of Conservation Action is taking place throughout the UK on Saturday 10 March 2018. As part of this celebration Butterfly Conservation Scotland will be working on Braehead Moss. Please join us to help conserve this wonderful raised bog by removing invasive scrub to help protect the local Large Heath butterfly.

East Scotland: BC 50th Anniversary Day of Conservation Action: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10am-3pm
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Butterfly Conservation, a National Day of Conservation Action is taking place throughout the UK on Saturday 10 March 2018. As part of this celebration Butterfly Conservation Scotland will be working at Edinburgh's Holyrood Park, home to many rare species, including the Northern Brown Argus and Grayling butterflies. One of the best sites for these species is threatened by encroaching gorse, so come along to help us control the gorse!

Highlands & Islands: BC 50th Anniversary Conservation Day Of Action Glen Orrin

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Glen Orrin, near Muir of Ord

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Butterfly Conservation, a National Day of Conservation Action is taking place throughout the UK on Saturday 10 March 2018. As part of this celebration Butterfly Conservation Scotland’s Highland Branch will be holding a work party to benefit Pearl-bordered Fritillary on Fairburn Estate in Glen Orrin, near Muir of Ord.

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Tuesday 13th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Edinburgh National Museum Collections Centre, Granton, Edinburgh, EH5 1JA

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 17th March 2018, 10am-5pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Tuesday 20th March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Balallan House, Allan Park, Stirling FK8 2QG

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

Butterfly Transect Workshop: Aberdeen

Wednesday 21st March 2018, 10am-3pm
Kincorth Community Centre, Aberdeen

Join us for this free workshop to find out how to identify and record butterflies in Aberdeen!

Micro-moth Workshop For Beginners

Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Glasgow Museum Resource Centre, Nittshill, Glasgow, G53 7NN

Come along to this free workshop to find out how to look for and identify micro-moths!

Highlands & Islands: Micro-moth Workshop

Saturday 24th March 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Kilmorack, near Beauly

An informative workshop about how to search for and identify micro moths, including the resources available to aid identification and the limitation of each resource as well as common species and how to identify the family groups. Although not technical, this workshop is aimed at people who have some previous knowledge of moths. BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Butterfly Transect Workshop: Perth

Saturday 24th March 2018, 10am-3pm
North Muirton Community Centre, Perth

Join us for this free workshop to find out how to identify and record butterflies in Perth!

East Scotland: Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Saturday 21st April 2018, 9.45am-2pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

You're invited to join East Scotland Branch at their annual general meeting, where you can find out more about what Butterfly Conservation do in this part of Scotland and how you can get involved.