Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch

Magdalen Hill, Hampshire

Species to look out for

Welcome

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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.

Latest news

Saving Fritillaries In The Forest

One of South East England’s most threatened butterflies is set to receive a boost in its last remaining forest stronghold, thanks to a project to create and improve habitat and to investigate its sudden decline.

Rare moth wins Hampshire MP’s vote

Conservative MP for Winchester and Chandlers Ford, Steve Brine, has ‘adopted’ one of Hampshire’s most threatened moths in a bid to boost its numbers.

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Record your sightings

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Events

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Duke of Burgundy Larvae Hunt

Sunday 26th June 2016: 10.30am

Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Natural England site which is a National Nature Reserve (NNR). We are aiming to see early Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak butterflies.

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Field Trip

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 10.30am

Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on an old field trip favourite with good woodland and chalk downland flora. We hope to see early Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Brown Argus and Green Hairstreak butterflies.

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 6th July 2016: 10.30am

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.

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