• East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Family Fun: Celebrating International Bog Day

    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.

  • Hampshire: Hayling Island evening walk

    Sunday 29th July 2018, 18.30pm-22.00pm

    Target species for the evening include: Purple Hairstreak, Grayling and Red Underwing Moths.

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk For Chalkhill Blue And Other Chalkland Species.

    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!

  • Herefordshire: Wood White Guided Walk at Wigmore Rolls

    Tuesday 31st July 2018, 10.30am-13.00pm

    Near Wigmore

    A joint Big Butterfly Count event with Herefordshire Ornithological Club.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 31st July 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Reigate & Colley Hills

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Reigate & Colley Hills; target: Silver-spotted Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies. This is an opportunity to join in Big Butterfly Count...

  • Gloucestershire: Rough Bank Ragwort Pulling Day

    Tuesday 31st July 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm

    Rough Bank, Near Bisley

    This is a work party to remove as much ragwort as possible. If the weather is kind then there's a good chance of seeing Chalkhill Blues.

  • Beds & Northants: Big Butterfly Count at Salcey Forest

    Wednesday 1st August 2018, 11.00am-13.30pm

    Near Hartwell

    Join in with the Big Butterfly Count as part of Salcey Forest Play Day

  • Suffolk: Moth Trap Opening and Butterfly Survey

    Wednesday 1st August 2018, 10.00am-2.00pm

    Moth Trap Opening and Butterfly Survey as part of the Shifting Sands Project with Sharon Hearle. All welcome suitable for beginners.

  • Shropshire: Prees Heath Common Reserve Work Party

    Wednesday 1st August 2018, 10.30am

    Near Whitchurch

    Help protect butterflies by improving habitat quality at our Prees Heath Common Reserve with the opportunity to do a Big Butterfly Count.

  • Hampshire: Magdalen Hill Down – Wednesday Wander

    Wednesday 1st August 2018, 11.00am-13.30pm

    Near Winchester

    Join us for a Big Butterfly Count at our Magdalen Hill Down reserve, with the chance to see Chalk Hill Blue butterflies.

  • West Midlands: Shropshire Conservation Event

    Wednesday 1st August 2018: 10.30am

    Prees Heath Commmon Reserve, just south of Whitchurch

    Join us at the last sanctuary for the Silver-studded Blue butterfly in the Midlands to help us maintain the habitat for this special butterfly and the other wildlife found on the reserve.

  • Devon: Marsh Fritillary Larval Web Training Day

    Thursday 2nd August 2018, 10.30am-15.00pm

    Near Newton Abbot

    Learn about the ecology, habitat preferences, and survey techniques of the threatened Marsh Fritillary butterfly on this one-day field course on Dartmoor.

  • Norfolk: Field Trip Horsey Gap

    Thursday 2nd August 2018: 10.30am

    Horsey Gap

    Walk round this Natural England Reserve looking for summer butterflies including Grayling and Dark Green Fritillary.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Thursday 2nd August 2018: 11.00am

    Greenham Common, Berks

    Join us on a walk to look for Grayling and other summer butterflies.

  • East Midlands: Big Butterfly Count At Hardwick

    Thursday 2nd August 2018, 11am-4pm

    Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

    Come and meet members of East Midlands Butterfly Conservation at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall! There will be a chance to take part in a quiz, do a Big Butterfly Count and get help with butterfly identification.

  • Devon: Talk - Introduction to Dartmoor's Butterflies and Moths

    Friday 3rd August 2018, 19.30pm-21.30pm

    Near Yelverton

    A fascinating talk looking at the lives of some of Dartmoor's special butterflies and moths, followed by the opportunity to open up the moth trap with Megan Lowe and Tony John.

  • Dorset: Moth Trapping - Abbotsbury

    Friday 3rd to Saturday 4th August 2018, 7.00pm-11.00am

    Gorwell Farm

    Join Dorset branch for a moth trapping seesion and/or an inspection of the catch in the morning

  • Cumbria Moth Night

    Friday 3rd August 2018, 9.00pm-10.00am

    Brantwood, East side Coniston Water

    Examining the overnight moth collection at Brantwood

  • West Yorkshire: Big Butterfly Count at Brockadale Nature Reserve

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm

    Between Pontefract and Wentbridge, West Yorkshire

    Join us for a Big Butterfly Count at Brockadale Nature Reserve with target species being Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary,

  • Suffolk: Big Butterfly Coun - Grayling Hunt

    Satrurday 4th August 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

    Grayling Hunt starting in the King’s Forest.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 9.40am-4.30pm

    Great Train Journey West: Dorking-Gomshall

    Join Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey West from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Gomshall; 10km return walk along the North Downs; target: 25+ species.

  • East Scotland: Butterfly Walk Tentsmuir

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 10.00am-2.30pm

    Tentsmuir Forest and NNR

    Join us on a short walk looking for Butterflies along the coastal path from Tentsmuir car park to Tentsmuir Point NNR. Species commonly found include Small Pearl-bordered and Dark Green Fritillaries, Small Copper, Common Blue, Green Hairstreak and Grayling. Day-flying moths are well-represented, with Cinnabar and Six-spot Burnet. Weather permitting a moth trap will be run overnight to be opened at 10:00 before the walk.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Little Bredy

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Little Bredy, West Dorset

    Join Dorset branch on a ramble through the beautiful countryside of west Dorset

  • West Yorkshire: Big Butterfly Count at Wenthillside

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 1.00pm-4.30pm

    Between Pontefract and Wentbridge, West Yorkshire

    Join us for a Big Butterfly Count at Wenthillside, between Pontefract and Wentbridge with target species including Purple Hairstreak.

  • Hertfordshire: Big Butterfly Count and Guided Walk

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 1.00pm-3pm

    Hemel Hempstead

    Join the Branch and the Friends of Halsey Field at this fantastic butterfly site to take part in a Big Butterfly Count and a guided butterfly walk...

  • Cumbria Field Trip

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 1.00pm-5.00pm

    Allithwaite Quarry, Wartbarrow And Humphrey Head

    Northern Brown Argus, Wall and White-letter Hairstreak on limestone grassland

  • Devon: Field Trip - Bolshayne Farm Colyton

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm

    Bolshayne Farm Colyton

    A butterfly walk around this farm run with nature in mind where we will be part of the Big Butterfly Count.

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - A Wild Night Out At Cove Bay

    Saturday 4th August, 8.00pm-midnight

    Coast Road, Cove

    Enter the mysterious world of night creatures!

  • Kent: White Hill Reserve

    Sunday 5th August 2018: 10.30am

    Shoreham, north of Sevenoaks

    Join the Kent Branch at our White Hill reserve, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blues butterflies, amongst others. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...

  • East Scotland: August Moths In The Garden

    Sunday 5th August 2018, 10.00am-11.30am

    St Mary's Pleasance, Haddington, East Lothian

    Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.