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Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire Events

Please contact the event leader indicated to confirm your attendance and ensure the are no changes to the planned events. View a list of all of our events.

View a list of all of our events.

National EventsNational Events

Various national events take place each year to promote, butterflies, moths, conservation, the environment and work of Butterfly Conservation.

Moths CountNational Moth NightSave Our Butterflies WeekM&S Big Butterfly CountNational Insect Week plus other UK wide events.


Butterfly WalksButterfly Walks

Various field trips take place throughout the year including organised butterfly walks to important sites in our region and beyond. Our trips provide members and the general public with a chance to meet experts and learn about different species and their habitats. They're also ideal for making new friends and can provide various levels of exercise.


Moth NightsMoth Nights

Late night starts and early morning finishes are a key feature of the moth trapping team's activities, especially in the summer. Attend one of our organised moth nights and find out more about our moths from local experts. Impromptu moth trapping sessions are also held throughout the winter months weather permitting. Contact Nigel Stone (Micro Moth Recorder) on 024 7633 5189 for further information.


Conservation and Site Management Work PartiesConservation and Site Management Work Parties

Why not volunteer some of your time to help us with habitat management. Regular work parties take place throughout the year.

Help look after our Ryton Meadow Butterfly Reserve. Meet 10am at reserve car park (SP385 727) off A423, Oxford Road, Ryton on Dunsmore. Contact Mike Slater.


Warwickshire Branch Meetings and AGMWarwickshire Branch Meetings and AGM

Butterfly Conservatuion members are welcome to attend our annual AGM and other events including our Spring Meeting featuring an overview of the year's activities, quizzes, raffles and refreshments. The Warwickshire Branch Committee also holds regular meetings throughout the year.


Field Trip Health & Safety

Common sense is key to an enjoyable time. Wear strong walking boots to protect your feet, bring waterproof clothing, and make sure you drink plenty of water. Sunblock is advisable when attending a butterfly walk, warm clothing is required on moth nights.

If you have any medical conditions, please make sure that the event leader is aware of this.

If you intend to leave the group at any time before the event ends, please ensure you let the event leader know, especially during moth nights and butterfly walks.

Children under 16 are welcome to attend all of our events but they should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

If you intend to leave an event early, please ensure the leader knows.

Branch Health and Safety Documents

Butterfly Conservation Field Trip Guide Download pdf
Butterfly Conservation Insurance Note Download pdf

Butterfly Conservation Insurance Cover

Butterfly Conservation Insurance 2010-11Download pdf

2014 Annual Report - The Butterflies and Moths of VC 38

D.C.G Brown, A Prior, M. Slater, K. Warmington

2014 Annual Report by Butterfly Conservation Warwickshire.Description
The 2014 Annual Report includes butterfly and moth survey data from the 2014 season. It also include short articles from members.


Branch members can download this report for free. Just log in to the WBC members area.

Field Trip Reports

Reports from our organised field trips.

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Event Leaders

All of our outdoor events such as butterfly walks, moth nights and work parties are led by experienced local experts who are actively involved in butterfly and moth conservation in Warwickshire.

Terry Southgate
Mike Slater - 01788 335881
Keith Warmington - 01827 715873
David Brown - 01789 840295
Nigel Stone - 02476 335189
Steven Cheshire - 07870 598691
Phil Parr - 01788 578272


National Events 2017

Various UK wide events promoting butterflies and moths take place every year. More information about national events can be found on our National Butterfly and Moth Events page.

National Moth NightMoth Night
10 - 12 September 2015 (Migration) - more info

Save Our Butterflies Week
Save Our Butterflies Week
tbc - more info

M&S Big Butterfly CountBig Butterfly Count
17 July - 09 August 2015 - more info

National Moth NightMoth Night
9 - 11 June 2016 (Hawk-moths) - more info

National Insect WeekNational Insect Week (biennial event)
20 - 26 June 2016 - more info

More information More information about national events can be found on our National Butterfly and Moth Events page.