• Isle of Wight: Mottistone Down

    Tuesday 7th August 2018, 10.30am-13.30pm

    Aiming to see Grayling and other downland species on this National Trust owned site.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 7th August 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery, Pirbright

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery; target: Grayling.

  • Gloucestershire: Brilliant Butterflies And Buzzing Bees

    Wednesday 8th August 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm


    Discover the wonderful world of butterflies and bees at the Rococo Garden and learn how to attract them to your own garden.

  • Cumbria Field Trip

    Wednesday 8th August 2018, 10.00am-3.00pm

    Witherslack Woods And Howe Ridding, Witherslack

    Silver-washed, High Brown and Dark Green Fritillaries, Common Blue and possibly Northern Brown Argus

  • Cumbria Field Trip

    Thursday 9th August 2018, 10.00am-3.00pm

    Smardale Gill Nature Reserve Kirkby Stephen

    Targeted Scotch Argus plus hopefully another dozen common species

  • Norfolk: Field Trip To Long's Wood

    Friday 10th August 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm


    A gentle two mile walk looking for summer butterflies

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Friday 10th August 2018: 11.00am

    Shirburn Hill, Oxon

    Join us on a walk to look for Silver-Spotted Skipper and other chalk downland species.

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Night Hunters And Their Prey

    Friday 10th August 2018, 8.00pm-late


    Get up close and personal with bats and moths. Come and dispel all your fears of these intriguing animals.

  • East Scotland, Borders: Moths @ Harestanes

    Friday 10th August 2018, 8.30pm-10.00pm

    Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre Near Jedburgh

    An opportunity to discover moths at this well-wooded site.

  • Cumbria Moth Night

    Friday 10th to Saturday 11th August 2018, 8.45pm-10.00am

    Footprint St Catherine's, Patterdale Rd, Windermere

    Examining the night's moth collectiom

  • Cumbria Field Trip

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 9.15am-1.00pm

    Gait Barrows NNR Triangle Arnside/Siverdale/Beetham

    Brown and Purple Hairstreaks, hopefully both adults and eggs

  • East Scotland: Moth Morning At Vogrie Park

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 9.00am-11.00am

    Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge

    Meet at the house to view last night's catch. This event will form part of Vogrie Park's festival from 4th. to 12th. August.

  • Lancashire: The Hairstreaks Of Gait Barrows

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 9.15am-1.00pm

    Gaitbarrows NNR

    Joint Butterfly Conservation Cumbria and Lancashire branches

  • Suffolk: Big Butterfly Count Wall Brown search

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm

    Carlton Marshes Reserve

    Search for declining Wall Brown at SWT Carlton Marshes Reserve

  • Somerset and Bristol: Big Butterfly Count walk

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 11.00am-1.30pm

    Westbury Beacon on the Mendips scarp

    A Big Butterfly Count walk on an important site for Chalk Hill Blue.

  • Warwickshire: Brandon Marsh SSSI

    Saturday 11th August 2018, 20.00pm-01.30am

    Brandon Marsh SSSI, Coventry

    A night of moth trapping, the reserve includes extensive reed beds and wetlands and it is here that we hope to attract the Webbs Wainscot moth, our target species for the evening.

  • Wiltshire: Guided walk - Cotley Hill

    Sunday 12th August 2018, 11.00am

    Cotley Hill, Warminster

    Join the Wiltshire Branch to seek out the Chalkhill Blue, Dark Green Fritillary and other grassland species - And why not take part in a Big Butterfly Count while you are there.

  • Cornwall: Kynance Cove Walk

    Sunday 12th August 2018, 11am

    Near Lizard

    Join us on this wonderfully scenic coastal walk on the Lizard

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Sunday 12th August 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Box Hill, Dorking

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Box Hill; STEEP walk to Lower Viewpoint & Dukes

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Sunday 12th August 2018: 10.30am

    Kimble Rifle Range, Monks Risborough, Bucks

    Join us on a walk to look for Chalk Hill Blue, Silver-Spotted Skipper and day-flying moths.

  • Kent: Langdon Cliffs, Dover

    Sunday 12th August 2018: 10.30am


    Join the Kent Branch on a walk to see summer butterflies

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Tyneham And Coastal Path

    Sunday 12th August 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    The Jurassic Coast

    Join Dorset branch for this exploration of the coast above Tyneham

  • East Scotland: Lepidoptera And Hymenoptera Pollinators Outing at Preston Grange

    Sunday 12th August 2018, 11.30am-4.30pm

    Preston Grange, Musselburgh

    A joint outing with the Edinburgh Natural History Society, to look for pollinators of both the bee/wasp and butterfly type. A bee expert will be on hand to take us through their identification. The Preston Grange site is supposed to be good for Bumblebees in particular. Butterflies that might turn up are Speckled Wood, Small Skipper and Wall.

  • North Wales: Sandhill Rustic Search

    Monday 13th August 2018: 8.30pm

    Morfa car park, Beach Rd, Conwy LL32 8GA

    Join the North Wales Branch on this search for a rare moth - the Sandhill Rustic! Bring a torch...

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 14th August 2018, 2.00pm-4.30pm

    Bookham Common

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common and a chance to see the Brown Hairstreak.

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Weeding Session

    Tuesday 14th August 2018, 2.15pm-4.30pm

    Prinknash Abbey

    The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham, Gloucester GL4 8EX. Help the branch yo keep it looking it's best for visitors.

  • Meet The Moths

    Wednesday 15th August 2018: 10.00am

    Salcey Forest (main Car Park, Postcode: NN7 2HX, Parking Charges Apply)

    Traps will be placed around Salcey forest the night before. Drop in to see what has been caught and learn more about moths. Free activities will be provided for children.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Wednesday 15th August 2018: 10.30am

    Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

    Join us on our annual search for the Brown Hairstreak.

  • Dorset: The Butterflies Of Lulworth

    Wednesday 15th August 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm

    Bindon Hill, Lulworth, Purbeck

    Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk with fine views, targeting Adonis Blue and Wall

  • Cumbria Moth Night

    Wednesday 15th August 2018: 8.45pm

    Latterbarrow Witherslack

    Examination of the evening's collection at Latterbarrow