Sunday 22nd July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Aberlady Bay Local NR, East Lothian
This is a repeat of last year's outing, which was heavily affected by rain, so we are hoping for better weather this time. The objective is to see Small Skippers, which have only been recorded in this part of the world over the last five years. We should also see Dark Green Fritillaries, which are well established here.
Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.45am-4.00pm
Crickley Hill Country Park, near Cheltenham
The Gloucestershire branch will have a stand at this family-orientated event organised by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. We will have moths on display and craft events for the children.
Wednesday 25th July 2018, 11.00am-1.30pm
Guided walk looking for Big Butterfly Count species with stunning views along the coast towards Porlock Weir
Wednesday 25th July 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm
Pigney’s Wood, Knapton.
A walk around this North Norfolk Community Woodland
Wednesday 25th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
An in-field workshop with moth and caterpillar expert John Bebbington, focusing on larval survey techniques for the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth.
Thursday 26th July 2018, 9.10am-4.00pm
Great Train Journey East: Dorking Deepdene-Betchworth
Join the Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey East from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Betchworth; 6km return walk via Brockham & Box Hill; target: 25+ species. This is an opportunity to take part in Big Butterfly Count...
Thursday 26th July 2018: 9.30am
Our second visit to the Brecks looking for summer species in the general area of Weeting Heath
Thursday 26th July 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm
Brean, North Somerset
A Big Butterfly Count guided walk looking for target species, including Chalk Hill Blue and Dark Green Fritillary.
Thursday 26th July 2018, 1.00pm
Near St Newlyn East
Join us in exploring this SSSI and Special Area of Conservation.
Friday 27th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Help us search for the caterpillars of the elusive Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth. This is the second part of a two day workshop focused around this species on Bodmin Moor.
Friday 27th to Saturday 28th July 2018, 9.00pm-8.30am
Great Wood Derwent Water Keswick
Examine moth collection at Great Wood, Keswick
Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th July 2018
Panshanger Park, near Hertford
Join the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Wildlife Trust for their Festival of Wildlife Weekend at Panshanger Park. There will be a wide range of events throughout the weekend for all ages including a Butterfly Walk lead by Malcolm Hull and illustrated talk by Roger Gibbons on butterflies.
Saturday 28th July 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm
Vale End, Albury
Vale End to Albury Downs, members & guests only; target: Chalk Hill Blue.
Saturday 28th July 2018, 11.00am-15.00pm
Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Target species will be Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue and Brown Argus plus other chalk grassland butterflies.
Saturday 28th July 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm
Lytham St Annes
Target: Grayling and other summer butterfly species.
Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.00am
Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks
Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland.
Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.30am
Buttlers Hangings, West Wycombe, Bucks
Join us on a to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Buttler’s Hangings including Chalk Hill Blue and Silver-spotted Skipper.
Saturday 28th July 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, Near Hazelbury Bryan
Join the Dorset Branch on this great opportunity to see the elusive Brown Hairstreak at our Alner's Gorse reserve. We also hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer woodland butterflies.
Sunday 29th July 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm
Wildlife Garden Open Day. An invitation from BC member Mrs Trudie Willis, to visit her 10 acre garden, including a Buddleia and Honeysuckle collection.
Sunday 29th July 2018: 10am
Cranham, Between Stroud And Cheltenham
Learn about the Gloucestershire butterfly species indoors in the morning and then walk around Painswick Beacon for a picnic lunch and to practise your identification skills.
Sunday 29th July 2018: 10.30am
Oven Bottom, Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon
Join us on a walk to look for butterflies of high summer.
Sunday 29th July 2018: 11.00am
Totternhoe Knolls SP986217
Join us at Totternhoe Knolls Wildlife Trust reserve to look for butterfly species - this is also a great chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!
Sunday 29th July 2018, 1.30pm
Join us for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods.
Sunday 29th July 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Portlethen Moss, Bruntland Road, Portlethen
Join Butterfly Conservation Scotland’s Bog Squad and the Portlethen Moss Conservation Group for a family fun afternoon on the moss.
Sunday 29th July 2018, 18.30pm-22.00pm
Target species for the evening include: Purple Hairstreak, Grayling and Red Underwing Moths.
Monday 30th July 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm
Therfield Heath Near Royston
Join Martin Johnson for a walk around the Therfield Heath, looking for Chalkhill Blues and other specialist chalkland species. Therfield Heath is one of the areas premier sites for Chalkhill Blue and in some years the numbers are amazing!