Distance in Miles
  • Dorset: Conservation Work Day - ALNERS GORSE BUTTERFLY RESERVE

    Sunday 19th January 2020, 9:00am-4:00pm

    Hazelbury Bryan

    Join Dorest branch working on this splendid reserve

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 19th January 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Scotland: Toxside Moss Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Sunday 19th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Toxside Moss by Gladhouse Reservoir (Midlothian)

    The Bog Squad will be removing tree guards at this important site for the Large Heath butterfly. 

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 27

    Sunday 19th January 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon.

  • Magdalen Hill Down

    Monday 20th January

    Magdalen Hill Down East Entrance

    Practical conservation tasks to be carried out. Meet details: Magdalen Hill Down, East entrance: 10am - 4pm. Meet in the car park at the top of the track between the Stonemasons and Morn Hill Cemetery SO21 1HE (SU 512 295)

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow Scar

    Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Farrer's Allotment Whitbarrow Scar

    Join a group of volunteers to improve and extend the habitat at this site

  • Habitat management at Hendre Woods for Drab Looper

    Thursday 23rd Janaury 2020

    Hendre Woods Old Lodge entrance SO462146

    Clearing cut rideside vegetation to encourage germination of Wood Spurge, larval foodplant of Drab Looper.

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Work Party at Rough Bank - mainly scrub and tree thinning.

  • Winter Work Party: Quoile Pondage, Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Meet at the Quoile Countryside Centre

    Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White - Quoile Pondage, Co. Down

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00 
    Meet at the Quoile Countryside Centre 

    We’ll be holding back the flood of brambles at the beautiful Quoile River to preserve habitat for the Cryptic Wood White at one of our few single-species transects. Please contact David Nixon for more information at @email 

     

    For all work parties please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided as well as tea/coffee/biscuits but pack a lunch!  

  • Scotland: Abronhill Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Abronhill, Cumbernauld

    Scrub clearance at Abronhill in Cumbernauld with the Bog Squad to help improve protect valuable stored carbon and peatland habitat.

  • Devon: Work Party - Chudleigh Knighton Heath (south end)

    Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Chudleigh Knighton Heath (south end)

    Coppicing and scrub clearing close to where a large glade has recently been created and Pearl-bordered Fritillary is present.

  • Lincolnshire: Southrey Wood Work party

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Grid Reference: TF128681

    Come and join the work party in the Limewoods

  • Dorset: CONSERVATION WORK PARTY - LYDLINCH COMMON

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 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

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 26th January 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 28

    Sunday 26th January 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

  • Habitat management at Ystradgynlais

    Thursday 30th January 2020

    Ystrdgynlais, Weavers Road

    Joint Event with WTSWW. Scrub clearance at a site in Ystradgynlais for marsh fritillary butterfly

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Boltby Reservoir

    Saturday 1st February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Boltby Reservoir meet at SE502871

    Conservation work party at Boltby Reservoir SE502871

  • Devon: Work Party - Haldon Forest near Exeter

    Saturday 1st February 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Haldon Forest near Exeter

    Managing the early Fritillaries breeding area by mainly removing or coppicing tree growth.

  • Yorkshire: Conservation Work Party Ox Close Wood

    Sunday 2nd February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Ox Close Wood, East Keswick SE362454

    Conservation and habitat management at Ox Close Wood in conjunction with the East Keswick Wildlife Trust

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 2nd February 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Invertebrates of the Burren – Adam Mantell

    Tuesday 4th February 2020, 7:30pm

    St John’s Scout Hall, behind Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church off the Knockbreda Road in Belfast.

    Invertebrates of the Burren

    Adam Mantell

    Tuesday 4th February 2020 

    The Burren in County Clare is famous for its plants and the sweeping vistas of limestone and lakes.  The invertebrate communities are perhaps less celebrated but are just as important.  Adam will talk about surveying of two sites owned by NPWS in 2018, explaining how he went about it, why the Burren supports so many species not found elsewhere and finally will discuss the management challenges presented by this landscape now and into the future. 

  • Bentley Station Meadows workparty

    Wednesday 5th Februrary

    Bentley Station Meadows

    Practical conservation tasks to be carried out. Meet details: 

    10am - 3pm: Park in the pay & display Station car park, and walk across the railway track to the meadow, SU 792 432. Alternatively, park in the free Forestry Commission car park off Gravel Hill Road SU 802 433, and walk through the FC to the reserve.

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Kendal Fell

    Wednesday 5th February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Kendal Fell

    Join a group of volunteers to maintain the habitat at this site for Scotch Argus

  • Salcey Forest Winter Work Party Thursday 6th February 2020

    Thursday 6th February 2020, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Salcey Forest Winter Work Party Thursday 6th February 2020

  • Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Thursday 6th February 2020

    Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

    Light scrub and bramble removal

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Prestbury Hill - The Masts Reserve

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Prestbury Hill - The Masts Reserve

    Work party to reduce scrub and maintain grassland on the Masts Reserve at Prestbury Hill.

  • Winter Work Party: Bowara, Scrub Control for Dingy Skipper

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Meet at Round ‘O’ Quay Car Park, Enniskillen BT74 7BF

    Scrub Control for Dingy Skipper - Bowara, Co. Fermanagh

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00-15:30 
    Meet at Round ‘O’ Quay Car Park, Enniskillen BT74 7BF 

    A key site for this threatened species, this steep-sloped pocket of grassland has also recorded Narrow-bordered Bee Hawkmoth and Cryptic Wood White. Managing scrub is an annual, essential task to keep the habitat from scrubbing up. Please contact Rose Cremin for more information. @email 

     

    For all work parties please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. Tools will be provided as well as tea/coffee/biscuits but pack a lunch!

     

  • Devon: Work Party - Lydford Reserve

    Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Lydford Reserve

    Continuing the essential winter clearance work for the Heath Fritillary and other butterflies.

  • Dorset: Conservation Action Day - Lankham Bottom

    Sunday 9th February 2020, 9:00am-4:00pm

    Lankham Bottom Butterfly Reserve

    Join Dorset Branch in conservation work on this reserve

  • Cumbria Work Party, Yewbarrow, Witherslack

    Sunday 9th February 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Witherslack Woods, Witherslack Hall

    Join a group of volunteers to extend and improve the habitat on Yewbarrow above Witherslack