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.

EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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Cornwall: Marsh Fritillary Web Count

Monday 25th September 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the the Cornwall Branch with the Gaia Trust searching for Marsh Fritillary caterpillars on Bodmin Moor...

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Somerset: Wimbleball Work Party

Tuesday 26th September 2017, 9.40am-3.30pm
Wimbleball Lake

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project on a joint task to help increase habitat for Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 2017: 10am
Hampsfield Allotment, Hampsfell, Cartmel Valley

Join the Cumbria Branch in Cartmel Valley on one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Lincolnshire: Snakeholme Pit Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 2017, 10am-4pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 27th September 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Surrey: Work Party

Friday 29th September 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Netley Park, Gomshall

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at Netley Park.

Marsh Frit

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 1st October 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.

Scotland: Work Party At Braehead Moss

Sunday 1st October 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Braehead Moss, Near Lanark in South Lanarkshire

Join us to help conserve this wonderful raised bog by removing invasive scrub to help protect the local Large Heath butterfly.

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 1st October 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch at our Monkwood Reserve near Sinton Green and help the rare Wood White butterfly, which has returned to the county after disappearing nearly 10 years ago!

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Gloucestershire: Prinknash Weeding Session

Monday 2nd October 2017, 2.15pm-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on this weeding session at Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden to prepare the garden for the winter. Extra hands are always welcome....

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 4th October 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow (BC Reserve), Bentley, near Farnham

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on this monthly conservation work party at our Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be clearing oak and ash, regenerating/pollarding buckthorn and laying dead hedge in the Oak copse area...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 4th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 4th October 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 5th October 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join the Surrey Branch for a work party at our Oaken Wood reserve...

South West Scotland: Workparty for the Northern Brown Argus

Sunday 8th October 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Carrick near Kirkcudbright

All are welcome to come to our first workparty on this site. The work is to clear gorse that is encroaching onto species-rich grassland that supports a colony of Northern Brown Argus. There will be a second workparty on 11 October.

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 8th October 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at our Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little time as you wish...

Scotland: Bog Squad Work Party At Sergeantlaw Moss

Sunday 8th October 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Sergeantlaw Moss, Paisley

The Bog Squad will be installing ditch-blocking dams at this lovely little bog near Paisley. Alongside removal of small trees this work is vital to protect the habitat from drying out and threatening the local Large Heath and Green Hairstreak butterfly populations.

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 8th October 2017: 10am
Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow

Join the Cumbria Branch in Whitbarrow on one of our Sunday work parties...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 9th October 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down (BC Reserve), Winchester

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester. We will be cutting back encroaching vegetation in the chalk corner...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Monday 9th October 2017, 10am-1pm
Deanfield, North-west Of High Wycobe, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017: 10am
Hampsfield Allotment, Hampsfell, Cartmel Valley

Join the Cumbria Branch in Cartmel Valley on one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 15th October 2017: 10am
Devil's Dyke, south-west of Newmarket

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on this conservation work party south-west of Newmarket, which will concentrate on habitat management aimed at Dingy Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies...

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 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.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 18th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 18th October 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county...