Species to look out for
Welcome to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch.
More than three-quarters of the UK’s butterflies have declined in the last 40 years with some common species suffering significant slumps, a major scientific study has revealed.
A striking continental butterfly has emerged on the South Coast in record numbers for the second time in three years...
A Hampshire wildlife reserve which once formed part of a WW1 army camp is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer!
Record your sightings
Find out more about butterfly recording in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve; we will be undertaking habitat management for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly.
Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch cutting out scrub in grassland on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. The reserve is within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) notified for the grassland and woodland habitats.
Join the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve; we will be raking up scrub.