Events for 2022 will be added as soon as they are confirmed. Please check this page frequently.
DaNES AGM Due to the recent sad loss of Dave Budworth, the DaNES AGM has been postponed until further notice. Details will follow when available.
19th-21st May 2022 National Moth Night. An annual event organised by Atropos, Butterfly Conservation, and the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. A celebration of Britain’s moths. Woodlands have been chosen as the theme of National Moth Night 2022. Join in recording at events or in your gardens.
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
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, Moth watch and a chance to see the Owls. The Society will be running moth traps at this event.