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.

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Thursday 23rd November 2017
Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 26th November 2017
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

Annual Brown Hairstreak Egg Count

Sunday 3rd December 2017: 10am
West Williamston, Pembs

Meet in small reserve car park at SN033058 or, if full, park in village and walk back. Arrive 10.00 for 10.15am start on foreshore. This is a WTSWW reserve and event, for which help has, in recent years, been provided by BC members. Contact: David Redhead, 01646 650155.

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 7th January 2018: 10am
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Sunday 14th January 2018: 10.30am
Cross Hands: Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

NB Meet 10.30 Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Thursday 18th January 2018: 10.30am
Cross Hands: Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 21st January 2018: 10am
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

Habitat Management In Mynydd Ruthin Or Alun Valley

Sunday 28th January 2018
Mynydd Ruthin OR Alun Valley Tbc

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

Marsh Frit

Habitat Management At Ystradgynlais

Friday 2nd February 2018: 10.15am
Ystradgynlais, Swansea

Join us for scrub clearance at a site in Ystradgynlais to help the Marsh Fritillary butterfly...

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 4th February 2018
Alun Valley

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance to Pant Quarry on the west side of the B4265 between Ewenny & St Brides Major. The grid reference is SS896760. The quarry is closed at weekends, so we can park in the entrance. Contact: Richard Smith (07977 811404 ) or <rgsoverton@gmail.com>.

Habitat Management In Alun Valley

Sunday 4th February 2018: 10am
Alun Valley, Vale Of Glamorgan

Meet at 10.00am at the entrance gate to rifle range on the west side of the minor road (“Wick Road”) between the shop near Ewenny/Corntown and Castle upon Alun. The grid reference is SS913763.

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Thursday 8th February 2018: 10.00am
Cross Hands: Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

NB Meet at 10am Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

Habitat Management At Seven Sisters

Thursday 8th February 2018: 10.15am
Seven Sisters

Scrub clearance (mainly seedling conifers) at a site in Seven Sisters for marsh fritillary butterfly.

Habitat Management At Cwmduhen

Wednesday 14th February 2018: 10.30am
Cwmduhen, Near Carmarthen

The owner of this marvellous site has given us freedom to carry out management of blackthorn for Brown Hairstreaks.

Habitat Management At Median Farm

Thursday 22nd February 2018: 10.00am
Cross Hands: Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

Light scrub and bramble removal and other light management work needs to be carried out, even with regular summer cattle grazing, on our marsh fritillary reserve near Cross Hands.

Habitat Management In Blackrock Quarry

Tuesday 27th February 2018: 10am
Clydach, Nr Abergavenny

In conjunction with Usk Conservation and Environment Group, learing cotoneaster from this important lepidoptera site with magnificent views.

Visits To Marsh Fritillary Sites

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

Visits to actual or potential Marsh Fritillary sites in South Wales. Contact: Richard Smith rgsoverton@gmail.com for info on sites near you and meeting arrangements. Actual dates will be approximate and depend on the weather.