• Hampshire: Yew Tree Heath, New Forest

    Thursday 23rd August 2018, 10.30am-13.30pm

    Aiming to see: Grayling, Small Heath and, possibly, late Dark Green Fritillary.

  • Upper Thames: Work Party

    Thursday 23rd August 2018, 10am-1pm

    Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

    Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk At Osmington

    Friday 24th August 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Osmington, east Of Weymouth

    Enjoy a leisurely coastal downland and country lane walk with the Dorset branch. We shall be looking for at least 15 species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue and Wall...

  • Dorset: Visit Our Stall At The Oak Fair, Stock Gaylard Park

    Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th August 2018, 10.00am-5.00pm

    Stock Gaylard, Sturminster Newton

    Come and find the Dorset Branch, who will have a stall at this two-day event on the Stock Gaylard Estate near Sturminster Newton...

  • Sussex: Brown Hairstreaks at the Steyning Downland Scheme

    Saturday 25th August 2018, 10am-12.30pm

    Steyning, West Sussex

    Join us on this search for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly and other common species associated with Chalk Grassland...

  • Hampshire: Whitlock’s Walk – Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes

    Sunday 25th August 2018, 10.00am-1.30pm

    Aiming to see: Wall Brown, plus coastal flora and birdlife.

  • Kent: Field Trip to West Sussex

    Sunday 26th August 2018: 11am

    Steyning, West Sussex

    Join the Kent Branch on a field trip to see the Brown Hairstreak butterfly in West Sussex.

  • Upper Thames: Work Party

    Tuesday 28th August 2018, 10am-1pm

    Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

    Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve.

  • Dorset: The Butterflies Of Lulworth

    Thursday 30th 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

  • Gloucestershire: Stinchcombe Hill Walk

    Friday 31st August 2018: 2pm

    Near Dursley

    Stinchcombe Hill is a limestone grassland site with magnificent views. We hope to see Adonis Blue and Chalkhill Blue as well as the regular grassland butterflies.

  • Hampshire: Butterflies of Old Winchester Hill

    Satrurday 1st September 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

    Aiming to see: Silver-spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue and Clouded Yellow.

  • Warwickshire: Fieldcraft day at Ryton Wood Meadows

    Saturday 1st September 2018, 11.00am

    Ryton Wood Meadows, Coventry

    Expand your knowledge of butterflies, their habitats and how to find them by looking for the eggs of some of Warwickshire's most enigmatic species such as the White-letter Hairstreak and Purple Hairstreak.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Saturday 1st September 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Merrow & Pewley Downs, East Guildford

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Merrow & Pewley Downs; target: Brown Hairstreak.

  • Dorset: Visit Our Stall At The Dorset County Show

    Sunday 2nd September 2018

    Dorchester Showground, DT2 7SD

    Come and find us in the Bee Tent at the top of the field and visit our Information and Display Stall at this busy County show. Children’s activities, live moths and sales.

  • North Wales: Moths For The Glaslyn Ospreys

    Sunday 2nd September 2018: 10am

    Pont Croesor Nr., Bryn Ffynnon, Prenteg, Porthmadog

    Join the Branch to go through the moth traps set out the night before at the Glaslyn Osprey Hide, at Pont Croesor - we've found Death's-head Hawk-moths here in the past!

  • September Moths In The Garden

    Sunday 2nd September 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.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Winspit, Purbeck

    Sunday 2nd September 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Worth Matravers, Nr Swanage

    Join us on this coastal walk for late summer butterflies and migrating birds...

  • North Wales: Moth Group Meeting

    Monday 3rd September 2018: 8pm

    Pensychnant Conservation Centre And Nature Reserve, Conwy

    Join the Branch at this informal meeting of North Wales Moth-ers and natural history enthusiasts - all welcome!

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 4th September 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Little Mead, Cranleigh

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Little Mead, Cranleigh; target: Brown Hairstreak

  • Hampshire: Gunner Point, Hayling Island

    Satrurday 8th September 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

    Aiming to see: Small Copper, Clouded Yellow and, possibly, Grayling.

  • Gloucestershire: Frampton Country Fair

    Sunday 9th September 2018, 9am-5pm

    Frampton On Severn

    The Frampton Country Fair is a huge event and, as usual, the Gloucestershire Branch will have a stand in the Living Working Countryside area where we always attact a lot of interest.

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Weeding Session

    Tuesday 11th September 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.

  • Northern Ireland: Butterfly Walkers Workshop

    Saturday 15th September 2018, 9.45am-3.00pm

    Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island, Craigavon

    Our third annual ‘Thank You’ to volunteers and recorders who support the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme through walking transects and undertaking surveys, although anyone with an interest in butterflies is welcome!

  • Highlands & Islands: Polmaily Conservation Event

    Saturday 15th September 2018, 10.30am-4pm

    near Drumnadrochit, Inverness

    Help the Branch with another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper...

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

    Saturday 15th September 2018, 11.45am-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. Members of the Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.

  • Dorset: Conservation Work Day

    Sunday 16th September 2018, 9.00am-4.00pm

    Alners Gorse Reserve, near Sturminster Newton

    Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

  • Conservation Work Parties

    Sunday 16th September 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm

    Salcey Forest

    3rd Sunday from September 2018 onwards A brand new volunteer group will be starting in the Salcey forest area to improve habitats for butterflies and moths. The sessions will run between 10am – 1pm, but you can stay for as little or as long as you like. Tools and refreshments will be provided.

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Moth Trap Opening In Tarland Community Garden

    Saturday 29th September 2018, 10.30am - 11.30am

    Tarland, Aberdeenshire

    Discover the marvellous diversity of moths and their roles in nature.

  • Northern Ireland: Beginners leaf-miners workshop

    Saturday 29th September 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Lagan Valley Regional Park Visitor Centre, Belfast

    Join us for an introduction to leaf miners for beginners

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Pollinators Walk/Minibeast Hunt In Tarland Community Garden

    Saturday 29th September 2018 1.00pm - 1.45pm & 2.00pm - 2.45pm

    Tarland Community Garden

    Explore the amazing variety of our pollinating insects – how you tell your bumblebee from your hoverfly, butterflies from moths and what we can do to help these tireless workers.