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

  • Somerset and Bristol: Practical Conservation Task (Exmoor)

    Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 9.30am - 3pm

    Haddon Hill Car Park, TA4 2DS

    On this joint work task you will help increase important habitat for threatened Heath Fritillary butterflies.

  • European Butterfly Reports

    Tuesday 22nd October 2019, 7:30pm-9:30pm

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

    European Butterfly Reports Tuesday 22nd October (Postponed from 8th October)

    Katy Bell, Simon Gray, and Sam Millar will open our winter talks programme with presentations on Croatian and Swiss butterflies.  Come along to be reminded of the colour and beauty of summer as the autumn nights start to draw in. 

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Wakebarrow, Whitbarrow Scar

    Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Wakebarrow Whitbarrow Scar

    Join a group of volunteers to improve and extend the habitat at these rich sites

  • Hamilton: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Thursday 24th October 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Bothwell Road Park, Hamilton

    Join us at Bothwell Road Park in Hamilton to sow the seeds to create a new wildflower meadow!

  • Lancashire: First North West Universities Research Symposium - Northern butterflies, moths and habitat restoration

    Saturday 26th October 2019, 9:30am-4:30pm

    Lady Hale Building, G14 Lecture Theatre, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4NT

    Speakers from universities across the North West will be presenting their work on projects relating to the conservation of moths and butterflies, as well as habitat restoration, population dynamics and ecosystem management.

  • Upper Thames: Members' Day and AGM 2019

    Saturday 26th October 2019, 9:45am-5:00pm

    Members' Day and Annual General Meeting

  • Kent & SE London: AGM & Members’ Day

    Saturday 26th October 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Lenham Community Centre, 12 Groom Way, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2QT

  • Gloucestershire: Branch AGM and Members’ Day

    Saturday 26th October 2019, 11:30am-5:00pm

    This year our branch AGM will again be held at Christchurch, Abbeydale, Heron Way, Abbeydale, Gloucester GL4 5EQ (opposite Morrisons).  It will adopt a similar format to the National Members Day which will make for a relaxing, friendly day starting with coffee at 11.30am.

  • Work Party - Devils Dyke – Oct 2019

    Sunday 27th October 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Preparing areas of the Dyke for next season's Chalkhill Blues and Dingy Skippers.

  • Dorset: Conservation Work Day

    Sunday 27th October 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Lydlinch Common, North Dorset

    Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch where they will be managng 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 the site.

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Tuesday 29th October 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

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

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Prestbury Hill - Bill Smyllie Reserve

    Tuesday 29th October 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Prestbury Hill - Bill Smyllie Reserve

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

  • Devon: Work Party - Newbridge Hill, Dartmoor

    Wednesday 30th October, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Newbridge car park, TQ13 7NT

    This practical conservation work party aims to improve habitat for five species of fritillary butterfly including High Brown and Pearl-bordered Fritillary.

  • 'Northamptonshire Butterflies Through the Year' talk by Doug Goddard Friday 1st November

    Friday 1st November 2019, 7:30pm-10:00pm

    'Northamptonshire Butterflies Through the Year' an illustrated presentation by Douglas Goddard, branch chair and former county recorder.

  • Scotland: Kirkconnell Flow Bog Squad Volunteer Work Party

    Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Kirkconnell Flow by Dumfries

    The Bog Squad will be removing invasive scrub at Kirkconnell Flow near Dumfries in order to protect it's valuable peatland habitat.

  • Blantyre: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Stonefield Park, Blantyre

    Join us at Stonefield Park in Blantyre to sow the seeds to create a new wildflower meadow!

  • Surrey AGM & Members' Day

    Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10:30am-4:30pm

    King George V Hall, Effingham

    All welcome

  • Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Practical Conservation Day

    Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor (meeting point will be confirmed upon booking)

    Help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies by joining in with this practical conservation day on Bodmin Moor.

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 22

    Sunday 3rd November 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

  • Silverknowes Park, Edinburgh: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Sunday 3rd November 2019, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Silverknowes Park, Edinburgh

    Join us at Edinburgh's Silverknowes Park to sow a wildflower meadow!

  • Devon: Work Party - Chudleigh Knighton Heath

    Sunday 3rd November 2019, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Chudleigh Knighton Heath (north end)

    Essential winter clearance work to benefit the Pearl and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies.

  • Bentley Station Meadows workparty

    Wednesday 6th November

    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, Township Plantation, Whitbarrow Scar

    Wednesday 6th November 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Township Plantation, Whitbarrow Scar

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

  • Scotland: Kingshill Volunteer Work Party

    Wednesday 6th November 2019, 10:30am-3:00pm

    Kingshill Nature Reserve near Shotts

    Scrub clearance at Kingshill Local Nature Reserve near Shotts to help improve grassland habitat for the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth and several butterfly species.

  • Norfolk: North Norfolk Meeting

    Wednesday 6th November 2019, 7:30pm-9:30pm

    Blakeney Scout Hut HQ

    'Zambia - Birds and other wildlife' - an illustrated talk by John Geeson

  • Lennoxtown: Wildflower Meadow creation

    Thursday 7th November 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Whitefield Pond, Lennoxtown

    Join us at Whitefield Pond in Lennoxtown to sow a wildflower meadow!

  • Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Thursday 7th November 2019

    Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

    Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Light scrub and bramble removal