Upper Thames branch

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Species to look out for

Welcome

Welcome to the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

AdmiralThe Upper Thames Branch covers Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, which includes the beautiful rolling hills of the Chilterns. It is home to several rare species of butterfly and moth, including the Black Hairstreak, Adonis Blue and Striped Lychnis Moth.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Upper Thames branch.

Events

Work Party at Aston Upthorpe

Saturday 13th December 2014, 10.00am-1pm

Please join the Upper Thames Branch is carrying out some butterfly habitat management tasks.

Conservation Work Party & Bonfire

Sunday 11th January 2015, 10.00am-1pm

Join the Upper Thames Branch in protecting the future of the beautiful butterflies and moths found at this reserve near Beaconsfield. All tools are provided.

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Your Records

Test thumb 1Your butterfly and moths records in the Upper Thames region are essential to our conservation work

Latest News

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

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.

Horror Moth Ghosts In For Halloween

The UK’s scariest moth caused pandemonium in a suburban street after appearing unexpectedly in a back garden, just days before Halloween.

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