Events for 2022 will be added as soon as they are confirmed. Please check this page frequently.
18th June 2022 Colliers Wood Bioblitz. Early morning through to midnight at Colliers Wood NR, Moorgreen, near Eastwood, Nottingham. Organised by Broxtowe Borough Council. Animal and plant recording assisted by NWT. It will run alongside a ‘green’ event from 12:00 to 15:00, with stalls and displays by various environmental groups. Contact Chris Riley
20th – 26th June 2022 National Insect Week. Organised every 2 years by the Royal Entomological Society with events and activities for people of all ages, highlighting our insect-life A number of events are likely to take place across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Details www.nationalinsectweek.co.uk
2nd - 3rd July 2022 Rushcliffe Country Park Bioblitz. Rushcliffe Country Park, Mere Way, Ruddington NG11 6JS. Organised by the Friends of Rushcliffe Park and the Park Rangers. Event to count wildlife species in the park. DaNES is upporting this event Saturday 2nd July from 9pm - bat talk/walk and moth trapping. Sunday 3rd July 10am-5pm Do your own survey or accompany various experts looking for birds, plants, insects etc
15th July – 7th August 2022 Big Butterfly Count. An annual UK wide butterfly survey. Join in at a location of your choice. Details at https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/
23rd -31st July 2022 National Moth Week. An annual worldwide event to inspire peoples interest in moths. Events will be held around the globe and you are encouraged to record and report moth sightings. https://nationalmothweek.org
Sunday 24th July 2022 Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Entomological Society Summer Show 10:30am - 16:30pm at Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre Slack Lane, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7GX. A small exhibition with live insect exhibits and a butterfly hunt. Café. Free Entry. Contact Phil Gilbert
Friday 29th July 2022 Night World Wildlife & Star Watch Event at Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Road, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE12 8JX. Starts at 7:30 pm. Tel 01283 535039. Bat and Star talks.
Sunday 14th August 2022 Allestree Park Insect Survey 11:00am at Allestree Park, Duffield Rd, Derby DE22 2EU. Meet at main car park off Duffield Road (A6). An informal insect/invertebrate recording session, providing baseline data for the former golf course rewilding project. For further details – Contact Felicity Jackson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 13th September 2022 DaNES AGM. 7:00pm The Green Room, Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre Slack Lane, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7GX. Contact Phil Gilbert