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July 2016

Big Butterfly Count

July 15 @ 12:00 am - August 7 @ 11:55 pm

The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies. Over 52,000 people took part in 2015, counting over 580,000 individual butterflies and day-flying moths across the UK.

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Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day (Big Butterfly Count)

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden,
Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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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 the Big Butterfly Count, butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general. No charge for the garden entry. There is a large car park and a café.

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August 2016

Barnwood Arboretum ‘Moth Breakfast’

August 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Barnwood Arboretum,
Church Lane, Barnwood
Gloucester, GL4 3JB United Kingdom
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Come and see what moths have been recorded in the overnight traps at this jewel of a reserve.

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Coombe Hill, Wotton-under-Edge

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coombe Hill, Wootton-under-Edge

Coombe Hill is a 15.4-hectare (38-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Gloucestershire. The site lies within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Cotswold Hills Environmentally Sensitive Area. The hill is a large, unimproved limestone grassland pasture area, with an ungrazed area and an edge of broadleaved woodland (along the western boundary). This site is of special notification because of its large area of flower rich grassland. On the walk we hope to see Chalk Hill…

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New Members’ Butterfly ID Training Day

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal William Hotel,
Cheltenham Road
Cranham, GL6 6TT United Kingdom
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Every summer we run an identification day which starts at The Royal William hotel in Cranham and is especially for new members. This event is always popular and is a chance to improve your skills and meet fellow butterfly enthusiasts.

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Poor’s Allotment

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Poors Allotment,
NP16 7JR United Kingdom
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Poors Allotment is a fantastic example of acid grassland and heathland and we expect to see a good range of widespread and common butterflies andother wildlife.

some interesting wild flowers.

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Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Weeding Session

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden,
Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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Preparation for our next next open day. Helpers always welcome but if you are not a 'regular' then phone in advance in case of a late change of time or day.

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Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden,
Prinknash Abbey
Gloucester, GL4 8EX United Kingdom
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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. No charge for the garden entry. There is a large car park and a café.

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Mothing by Moonlight

August 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
WWT Slimbridge,
Slimbridge, GL2 7BT United Kingdom
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Starting with a talk about all things moths (what they are, their diversity, moth feats and their conservation), we will then venture out to see the moths that have been attracted by traps set in the Grounds. This is a hands-on up-close experience to show you the number and diversity of moths that go unnoticed by most of us every night.

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Groveridge Hill

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Groveridge Banks,
GL4 8LD United Kingdom
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This is a second chance to see the beautiful Adonis Blue in case you missed the Selsley Common walk in June. We will follow one of the new walks in the updated 'Butterfly walks in Gloucestershire' booklet.

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