A spectacular European butterfly has travelled to the UK and for the first time on record, survived the British winter, Butterfly Conservation can reveal.
Species to look out for
European Interests Group
The European Interests Group of Butterfly Conservation aims to promote the enjoyment, conservation and study of butterflies, moths and their habitats in Europe. Membership is open to members of Butterfly Conservation. View the EIG website for details of holidays, surveys, where to see butterflies in Europe and to access the butterfly identification service.
As an individual, you can join Butterfly Conservation's European Interests Group, which is a fully fledged branch of BC and works with BCE partners to further European butterfly and moth conservation.
You can print a membership leaflet or phone the membership department at Butterfly Conservation on 01929 406015 to add EIG membership to your subscription.
Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.
The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.
There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.