Some of the UK's best-loved birds and butterflies could be wiped out as there is not enough habitat for them to cope with the effects of a warming climate.
Species to look out for
Welcome to the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch of Butterfly Conservation.
The Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch has over 950 members and covers the administrative county of Hertfordshire and the Watsonian Vice-county of Middlesex (VC21).
The London Boroughs included within the Branch area are Barnet, Brent, Camden, City of London, City of Westminster, Ealing, Enfield, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Richmond (north of the Thames) and Tower Hamlets.
If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch.
World-renowned butterfly scientist Dr Martin Warren has been awarded with an OBE for services to the environment.
BC is pleased to join Greener UK, a coalition of 13 organisations who have come together to make sure that the environment doesn't get forgotten about post-Brexit.
Have you seen a butterfly?
Please report all butterfly sightings to our Branch Organiser, Liz Goodyear: email@example.com. When sending in news from a site for the first time, a grid reference or post code would be appreciated.
Thursday 1st December 2016
I saw a red admiral on Patmore Heath - Jenny Sherwen
Red Admiral in sun today at Panshanger Park next to car park - Simon Knott
Visit our regularly updated branch website for butterfly sightings news from around the Hertfordshire and Middlesex area.
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Butterflies of Hertfordshire & Middlesex - by Andrew Wood
This guidebook includes:
- Photographs of each species
- Where and when to see them
- Why are they disappearing