Collector convicted of catching and killing the UK's rarest butterfly
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Sussex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
The Sussex branch holds regular outdoor events across the county, plus an indoor AGM and a Spring Social. It manages the Butterfly Conservation reserve at Park Corner Heath where there are work parties, it advises landowners across the county how to conserve and protect butterflies and moths, and it collects and compiles records of butterflies in Sussex.
By being a member of Butterfly Conservation nationally you automatically become a member of the Sussex branch and receive our annual Sussex Butterfly Report and Sussex Branch Newsletter.
Butterflies in towns and cities declining faster than their countryside counterparts
A ground-breaking project to save a butterfly from extinction in West Sussex has been awarded more than £20,000...
Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust and created an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied manyfold as a result.
Join the Sussex Branch on a work party managing habitat at Graffham Down. More details available closer to the date.
Join the Sussex Branch and the Friends of Bevendean Down to improve habitat for all the butterflies on this wonderful site ahead of the summer!