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.
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.
Could millions of Painted Ladies descend this summer?
One of the UK’s rarest butterflies has recorded its best year for a decade thanks to 2014’s warm spring weather and work to restore its habitat, a study has revealed.
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.