Distance in Miles
  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 1st December, 2019

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Overley Wood, near Cirencester

    Sunday 1st December 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Work party to clear scrub to open up habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex Brown Hairstreak Egg Search

    Sunday 1st December 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Meet at Ruislip Gardens Underground Station

    Help the Branch look for Brown Hairstreak eggs at our Ickenham site in Middlesex (north London)

  • Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

    Monday 2nd December, 10am - 3pm

    St Breward. Grid reference: SX 09668 77694

    This conservation work task will help improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies such as Pearl-bordered Fritillary. 

  • Yew Hill workparty

    Tuesday 3rd December

    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).

  • Bentley Station Meadows workparty

    Wednesday 4th December

    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 4th December 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Township Plantation, Whitbarrow Scar

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

  • Branch Christmas Dinner 2019

    Thursday 5th December 2019, 7:00pm-10:30pm

    Malone Golf Club

    BCNI Christmas Dinner Thursday 5th December, 19:00 for 19:30 Malone Golf Club 

    Expect warmth, laughter, maybe a quiz, maybe a sing-along – who knows? – and of course mince pies!  

  • Dorset: Brown Hairstreak Egg Search

    Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Alners Gorse and Rooksmoor

    Our annual Brown Hairstreak egg survey

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Wart Barrow, Allithwaite

    Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Wart Barrow Allithwaite

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

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 24

    Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

  • Lincolnshire: Southrey Wood Work party

    Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Grid Reference: TF128681

    Come and join the work party in the Limewoods

  • Habitat management at a Marsh Fritillary in the Amman Valley

    Monday 9th December

    Near Cwmgors

    Light management work on a marsh fritillary site west of Cwmgors in Amman valley

  • Magdalen Hill Down

    Monday 9th December

    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)

  • Winter Work Party: Montiaghs Moss, Scrub Control for Marsh Fritillary

    Tuesday 10th December 2019, 10:30am-3:30pm

    Meet at RSPB’s Portmore Lough Reserve, 1 Georges Island Rd, Aghalee, Craigavon BT67 0DW

    Scrub Control for Marsh Fritillary  
    Montiaghs Moss SAC, Co. Antrim Tuesday 10th December, 10:30–15:30

    Meet at RSPB’s Portmore Lough Reserve1 Georges Island Rd, Aghalee, Craigavon BT67 0DW 

    Through the CABB project, Butterfly Conservation and the RSPB are working to manage habitats at the Montiaghs for a number of species, including the Marsh Fritillary. We are returning again this year to manage occasional scrub scattered across a core site for the Marsh Fritillary. Please contact Rose Cremin for more information. 

     

    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!  

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Friday 13th December 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

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

  • Upper Thames: Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt - 6

    Saturday 14th December 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Brown Hairstreak egg hunt at Rushbeds Wood, Bucks.

  • Work Party - Brampton Wood - Dec 2019

    Sunday 15th December 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Conservation work supporting the beautiful Black Hairstreak.

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 25

    Sunday 15th December 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon.

  • Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Monday 16th December 2019

    Median Farm, Meadows Road, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

    Habitat management at Caeau Ffos Fach/Median Farm

    Light scrub and bramble removal

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party, Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow Scar

    Wednesday 18th December 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Farrer's Allotment Whitbarrow Scar

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

  • Upper Thames: Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt - 7

    Wednesday 1st January 2020, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Brown Hairstreak egg hunt at RSPB Otmoor, Oxford.

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Overley Wood, near Cirencester

    Saturday 4th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Work party to clear scrub to open up habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary

  • Upper Thames: Work Party - 26

    Sunday 5th January 2020, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Work party at Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

  • Habitat management in Alun Valley

    Sunday 5th January 2020

    Alun valley, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Gloucestershire: Work Party at Rough Bank

    Sunday 5th January 2020, 10:00am-3:30pm

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

  • Magdalen Hill Down

    Monday 6th January

    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)

  • Cumbria: Conservation Work Party Witherslack Woods - North Lodge Parking

    Wednesday 8th January 2020, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Witherslack Woods-through North Lodge parking

    Join a group of volunteers to maintain the middle ride through Witherslack Woods.  Meet at North Lodge

  • South West Scotland:

    Wednesday 8th January 2020, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Carrick foreshore

    Carrick foreshore volunteer work party

  • Bentley Station Meadows workparty

    Wednesday 8th January

    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.