Butterfly Conservation: Company limited by guarantee, registered in England (2206468)

Registered Office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP

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Butterfly Conservation

Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Cornwall Branch

Cornwall Butterfly Conservation volunteer opportunities 2019

Refer here for complete listing and updates of volunteer opportunities

Please visit regularly as information is added on a continuous basis. You may wish to add it to your favourites if you are a regular volunteer.


To secure a place on any of the events you must book in advance.

For most of our opportunities contact Jo Poland, our Volunteer Coordinator by email: jogreenp@gmail.com or by phone: 07800548832. If someone else is taking responsibility for an event, we have clearly indicated this in the text below and we would be grateful if you could make direct contact with them. We will always acknowledge your booking.

We car share wherever possible to be economical and to minimise our effect on the natural environment. Lifts for all of our events are available so let Jo know if you need help with transport. Travel expenses can be claimed. Download a claim form here.

Scrub bashing on the Mid Cornwall Moors - photo credit Max Thompson

Location & Date

Details

Mining for Butterflies volunteer survey day

Wheal Fortune & Cusvey, Twelveheads

Meeting point will be advised when booking

Thursday 11/07/19

10.30am – 3.30pm

Booking essential

Another survey day for butterflies on old mining sites. Our target species this time will be the Grayling and the Silver-studded Blue but we expect to find many different butterflies and moths. We also want to check out this area for possible conservation work in the winter months No experience needed, full training given on the day, you just need a sharp pair of eyes.

Mining for Butterflies volunteer survey day

Poldice Valley, Nr St Day

Meeting point will be advised when booking

Saturday 20/07/19

10.30am – 3.30pm

Booking essential

A survey day for butterflies on old mining sites. Our target species this time will be the Grayling and the Silver-studded Blue but we expect to find many different butterflies and moths. We also want to check out this area for possible conservation work in the winter months. No experience needed, full training given on the day, you just need a sharp pair of eyes.

This event takes place during the Big Butterfly Count: 19 July - 11 August.

Mining for Butterflies volunteer survey day

West Bassett stamps and Wheal Buller

Carnkie, Nr Redruth

Meeting point will be advised when booking

Friday 02/08/19

10.30am – 3.30pm

Booking essential

A survey day for butterflies on old mining sites.  We expect to find many different butterflies and moths and we want to check out this area for possible conservation work in the winter months. No experience needed, full training given on the day, you just need a sharp pair of eyes.

This event takes place during the Big Butterfly Count: 19 July - 11 August.