Distance in Miles
  • Surrey Downs Work Parties

    Friday 13th September 2019 to Friday 24th April 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Guildford-Dorking

    North Downs Conservation Group
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Northamptonshire - Salcey Forest: Conservation Work Parties

    Sunday 15th September 2019 to Sunday 16th February 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Salcey Forest, east of the village of Hartwell, between Northampton and Newport Pagnell in Northamptonshire.

    Aimed at both the complete beginner and more experienced conservationists alike, join us for some woodland ride management in Salcey Forest.

    We would like to maintain and make the habitat more suitable for woodland butterflies, including the Wood White and Black Hairstreak.

  • Branch Reserve Work Parties

    Thursday 3rd October 2019 to Thursday 2nd April 2020, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

    1st Thursdays, Oct-Apr
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Yew Hill workparty

    Tuesday 12th November

    Old Kennels Lane, Old Battery

    Practical conservation tasks to be carried out.

    Meet details: 10:00am at Old Kennels Lane at the junction between Port Lane and Millers Lane, Oliver’s Battery (Map ref: SU 451 629).

  • Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Practical Conservation Day

    Tuesday 12th November 2019, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor (meeting point will be confirmed upon booking)

    Help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies at this volunteer work party on Bodmin Moor.

  • Wood White Work Parties

    Wednesday 13th November 2019 to Wednesday 28th September 2022, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Selected Wednesdays
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • BCNI AGM - Thursday 14th November

    Thursday 14th November 2019, 7:30pm-9:30pm

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

    FORMAL NOTICE: BCNI AGM Thursday 14th November, 19:30

    Our Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to review the year gone by and look forward to the next one.  And if you want to join committee, there isn’t a better time!  

  • Butterfly Conservation AGM Lunch & West Midlands Branch 40th Anniversary Celebratory Dinner

    Saturday 16th November 2019, 9:30:00am-17:00pm

    Albrighton Hall Hotel, Ellesmere Road, Albrighton, Shrewsbury, SY4 3AG

    Our 2019 Members' Day and Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 16 November 2019, at Albrighton Hall Hotel, Ellesmere Road, Albrighton, Shrewsbury, SY4 3AG.

  • Springburn, Glasgow: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Saturday 16th November 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Springburn Park, Glasgow

    Join us at Glasgow's Springburn Park to sow a wildflower meadow!

  • Devon: Work Party - Lydford Reserve

    Saturday 16th November 2019, 10:30am-2:30pm

    National Trust’s Waterfall car park

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

  • Elder Park, Glasgow: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Sunday 17th November 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Elder Park, Glasgow

    Join us at Glasgow's Elder Park to sow a wildflower meadow!

  • Scotland: Toxside Moss Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Sunday 17th November 2019, 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: Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt - 5

    Sunday 17th November 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Brown Hairstreak egg hunt at Slade Camp, Headington, Oxford.

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Tuesday 19th November 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

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

  • East Scotland: Moths in dark places - the search for hibernating Heralds

    Tuesday 19th November 2019, 10:00am-11:00am

    Volunteer Hall, Langtongate, Duns

    A talk about the Hibernating Herald project in Scotland

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Wart Barrow, Allithwaite

    Wednesday 20th November 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Wart Barrow Allithwaite

    Join a group of volunteers to improve and extend the habitat on Wart Barrow

  • Devon: Work Party in the Dart Valley (Dartmoor)

    Wednesday 20th November, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Location TBC, Dart Valley

    A joint work party with Devon Wildlife Trust in the beautiful Dart Valley. 

  • Winter Work Party: Craigavon Lakes, Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White

    Thursday 21st November 2019, 10:30am-3:30pm

    Meet at Eastway, Craigavon BT66 6SA (parking on hard-shoulder)

    Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White 
    Craigavon Lakes, Co. Armagh Thursday 21st November, 10:30–15:30 

    Meet at Eastway, Craigavon BT66 6SA (parking on hard-shoulder) 

    An important Cryptic Wood White population, a grassland species, is under threat as the habitat it needs is being encroached by scrub. We’re going to target some key areas using hand tools. We hope to get better weather than our Day of Action last year! Please contact Rose Cremin 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!  

  • Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Practical Conservation Day

    Thursday 21st November 2019, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor (meeting point will be confirmed upon booking)

    Help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor.

  • Winter Work Party: Craigavon Lakes, Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White - Cloned

    Friday 22nd to Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10:30am-3:30pm

    Meet at Eastway, Craigavon BT66 6SA (parking on hard-shoulder)

    Scrub Control for Cryptic Wood White 
    Craigavon Lakes, Co. Armagh Saturday 23rd November, 10:30–15:30

    Meet at Eastway, Craigavon BT66 6SA (parking on hard-shoulder) 

    An important Cryptic Wood White population, a grassland species, is under threat as the habitat it needs is being encroached by scrub. We’re going to target some key areas using hand tools. We hope to get better weather than our Day of Action last year! Please contact Rose Cremin 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!  

  • Norfolk: Norwich Meeting

    Friday 22nd November 2019, 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Ipswich Road United Reform Church

    CHANGE OF TALK

    ‘Forms, Mutations and Aberrations’  why butterflies don’t always look like the pictures in the guidebook.  By Andy Brazil

  • Northern Ireland: Butterfly Walkers Workshop - Oxford Island

    Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island National Nature Reserve, Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT66 6NJ

    Please join us at this event, which is for anyone interested in getting involved in butterfly monitoring. 

    There will also be an optional work party taking place in the afternoon for the Cryptic Wood White butterfly at Craigavon Lakes...

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Strawberry Banks

    Saturday 23rd November 2019, 10:15am-3:15pm

    Work Party at Strawberry Banks - Conservation work for the Marsh Fritillary. (May be postponed to Sunday if weather bad)

  • Dorset: CONSERVATION WORK PARTY - LYDLINCH COMMON

    Sunday 24th November 2019, 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

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 23

    Sunday 24th November 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon.

  • Annual brown hairstreak egg count at West Williamston

    Sunday 24th November, 2019

    West Williamston, Pembs

  • Devon: Work Party - Ashclyst Forest near Broadclyst

    Sunday 24th November 2019, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Main Forest Gate car park

    Coppicing one of the ride edges at Snaffle Park to benefit the Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

  • Magdalen Hill Down

    Monday 25th November

    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)

  • Conservation in the South-West uplands: challenges and solutions

    Tuesday 26th November 2019, 9:30am-4:15pm

    University of Exeter, Great Hall, EX4 4PY

    As part of the end of project activities for the All the Moor Butterflies project, a conference is being held at Exeter University.