Sussex branch


Species to look out for


Welcome to the Sussex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Test thumb 1The 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.

Latest News

40 year slump for UK Butterflies

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.

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Sussex: Hello To The Hairstreak

Saturday 9th July 2016: 11.30am

Join us on a walk around Hollingbury Park to look for the White-Letter Hairstreak amongst Brighton’s national collection of Elms.

Sussex: Bevendean Blues

Saturday 16th July 2016: 10.30am

Join us for another downland walk this time at Bevendean Downs in search of downland butterflies including Chalkhill Blues.

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