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If you would like to join in with some conservation work please contact the organiser the day before to make sure that it is still going ahead. All you need is some warm, waterproof clothing, boots and a packed lunch.

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March 2017

Prinknash weeding session

March 28, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden, Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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This is a weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer. Extra hands are always welcome. If the weather is bad then another day during the week may be used instead so please contact Tricia Atkinson.

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April 2017
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Stroud Indoor meeting

April 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Hub, Tobacconist Road
Minchinhamption, GL6 9JJ United Kingdom
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Caroline Bulman, Head of Species Ecology at Butterfly Conservation, will talk to us about a topic of current interest.

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Prinknash weeding session

April 25, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden, Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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This is a weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer. Extra hands are always welcome. If the weather is bad then another day during the week may be used instead so please contact Tricia Atkinson.

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May 2017

Butterfly Recorders’ Meeting

May 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cheese Rollers Inn, Shurdington Road
Cheltenham, GL51 4XL United Kingdom
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This meeting is for butterfly recorders who are happy to record in the area of the Cotswolds north and east of the Stroud area. We are always looking for new recorders to help record in this under-recorded area of the county.

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Oakley Wood

May 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oakley/Overley Wood, GL7 7HX United Kingdom + Google Map

On this walk we hope to see the Pearl-bordered Fritillary. (If you have our booklet "Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire" then see walk 2.)

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Prinknash weeding session

May 22, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden, Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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This is a weeding session to prepare the garden for the summer. Extra hands are always welcome. If the weather is bad then another day during the week may be used instead so please contact Tricia Atkinson.

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Prestbury Hill – Bill Smyllie Reserve

May 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prestbury Reserve,

On this walk we especially hope to see the Duke of Burgundy and Small Blue butterflies. (If you have our booklet "Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire" then see walk 30.)

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June 2017

Brownstone Quarry, Leckhampton Hill

June 3, 2017

This is an introduction to the butterflies of Brownstone Quarry for beginners and is joint meeting with Friends of Leckhampton Hill and Charlton Kings Common. Booking is essential.

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Cinderford Linear Park

June 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linear Park, GL14 3HB United Kingdom + Google Map

This area is particularly known for the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Wood White, Grizzled Skipper and Dingy Skipper so we hope to see at least some of these. (If you have our booklet "Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire" then see walk 20.)

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Yew Tree Farm

June 11, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Yew Tree Farm, GL5 2BU United Kingdom + Google Map

This event includes opening of moth traps set overnight, a butterfly walk and other events to be arranged but probably including pond dipping and a tour of the Community Orchard. This is part of Stroud Nature 2017.

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