Butterfly Conservation - saving butterflies, moths and our environment
Butterfly Conservation
Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch
Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Walks and Talks 2018

The butterflies walks programme for 2018 is now completed but over the winter we will be holding some Brown Hairstreak egg hunts and indoor meetings

Members may attend any of the events in this programme and friends and non-members are very welcome

All events are organised by Butterfly Conservation ~ Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch unless otherwise stated

Neighbouring branches also have a wide ranging programme of walks, some are quite close to our branch borders and a few have been included. A full list of walks can be viewed on the national website: http://butterfly-conservation.org/244/events.html

If you wish to know more about an individual event please get in touch with the named contact for the walk.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Children are welcome at our events, but if under 16 they must be accompanied by at least one adult for two children. It is the responsibility of the accompanying adult(s) to ensure that the event is within the children's ability.

Tips for an enjoyable field trip

Click on image for tips to ensure an enjoyable and safe walk


Links to other groups arranging walks; fieldtrips and moth evening events in Hertfordshire & Middlesex
Herts & Middlesex Moth Group
London Natural History Society
Herts Natural History Society
Herts Branch ~ British Naturalists' Association
London Wildlife Trust
Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Countryside Management Service

A map of the locations of all the walks can be viewed on this Google map link - please look at the programme below to confirm all the details

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Date: Sunday 9th DECEMBER 2018
Event: Brown Hairstreak Egg Hunt
Site: Stafford Road Open Space in the London Borough of Hillingdon
Grid Reference and or postcode: TQ100858 (Postcode: HA4 6NF)
Time & Meeting place: 10:30 at Ruislip Gardens Underground Station (Central Line). Aim to finish by 12:30-1:00 pm, stay as long as you wish
Directions/Transport: On Central Line, also E7 bus (every 20 minutes) from Ruislip (Metropolitan) to Ealing Broadway (District and National rail). Very limited pay and display parking at station, some off street parking plus car parks at Sidmouth Drive (HA4 ODA) and Ruislip Gardens shops at New Pond Parade, West End Road (HA4 6LR)
Information: Help us in the search of Brown Hairstreak egg search in an new area for sightings. There is approx. 1Km walk to the site along footpaths and fields, maybe muddy. Wrap up warm, bring gloves, suitable footwear and a hand lens if possible
Contact details: Paul Busby - e-mail buzz113@hotmail.co.uk. Please confirm with Paul that you are coming so that he can contact you if the event needs to be cancelled due to poor weather conditions



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